We drove west through Las Vegas and further into the Mojave.
Entering the Mojave National Preserve in California.
Our trip took us through the Mojave National Preserve, a 1.6 million acre park.
Joshua Trees are native to the southwest United States and grow mainly in the Mojave Desert.
A forest of joshua trees.
Sunset begins in the Mojave National Preserve.
A cholla cactus glows from the setting sun.
The sun through a cholla cactus.
Granite Mountains and Cottonwood wash.
Silver Cholla Cactus.
The sunset was stunning and seemed to linger for hours as we crossed the desert.
We walked up a hill to take in the end of the sunset.
Leaving the Mojave National Preserve and heading towards Joshua Tree National Park.
Gas station at dusk on the way to Twentynine Palms, California.
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