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Enjoy an evening of stargazing in the California desert on this guided, 3-hour, small-group tour. Explore a private, 800-acre preserve on the San Andreas Fault and learn about the desert’s plants, animals, history, geology and earthquakes in an open-air Jeep. Watch the transition from day to night as the remaining sunlight casts brilliant shadows and colors on the hills. Then enjoy a guided journey through the night sky as you gaze at stars and planets and hear fascinating stories about the ...

Enjoy an evening of stargazing in the California desert on this guided small-group tour from Palm Desert. Explore a private, 800-acre preserve on the San Andreas Fault and learn about the desert’s plants, animals, history, geology and earthquakes in an open-air Jeep. Then examine the dark, starry sky with a hand-held tracking device. Granola snacks, bottled water, and a pickup and drop-off from select Palm Desert hotels are included.

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, California, USA on northtosouth.us #grasshopper

This past weekend, Ian and I headed down to Anza Borrego Desert State Park to host another Lonely Speck astrophotography workshop under the starry desert night sky. With temps at a steady 80° F at …

Baja California Palm Oasis | A Sonoran Desert Oasis in the m… | Flickr

A Sonoran Desert Oasis in the middle of nowhere.. . Off the beaten path in Baja California. After traveling so many miles via bus, walking across the San Diego / Mexican border crossing with only what you could carry on you in one trip and walking again from where the terrain became too difficult for the bus makes the beauty of desert something to cherish. "I never saw a thing that the media used to keep me out of Mexico for over a year, Baja is different then mainland Mexico and TJ!" Here…

In a first glimpse of spring, the California desert is starting to pop with wildflowers, and the upcoming season promises to be a big one.

In a first glimpse of spring, the California desert is starting to pop with wildflowers, and the upcoming season promises to be a big one. Just like the Golden State’s explosion of color two years ago, 2019 is shaping up to a be a super bloom that will be at least as amazing as 2017 and maybe more so at many locations, says California nature guide author Ann Marie Brown. What makes a bloom “super”?

cardon cactus in baja california sur

We’d heard that the best way to explore Baja California Sur was via the network of dirt roads that criss cross and meander through the desert. What we’d heard had been right. Cabo is best explored through its dirt highways.