Joshua Tree National Park



Pig in our backyard at Indian Cove.

Last year, we both fell in love with the monzogranite boulders at Joshua Tree National Park.  Peter is a serious rock hound but I was equally smitten when we first came to this campground (Indian Cove) last year. And so we are back. In one way, we are conventional because we reserved the same impossibly un-level site (#36) simply because of its primo backyard.

We took our site for five nights of dry camping, excited to try out our new Zamp solar panels. Learning the ins and outs of dry camping started with the purchase of our Honda 2000 generator last year. National parks have strict hours for generator use, which we completely understand.

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Joshua Tree National Park.


This is a Joshua tree, which has lent its name to the national park in south-eastern California, our last campground in California.

Six weeks ago, we started our pilgrimage to here in California in a desert national park (Death Valley) and completed it with a visit to another desert national park (Joshua Tree). The bookends of desert have brought unimagined awe.

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