More amazing geology from Death Valley, California, USA.
A patch of blue sky is reflected on the ice of this lake near Flagstaff, Arizona, USA during a snow squall.
The blocked entrance to a formerly functional mine in the heart of Death Valley, CA, USA.
If the buildings in this camp were still intact, it would be a spectacular place to live. The view alone would be worth it.
The love of blue sky and open spaces, the thrill of the mountains, and the promise of relative wealth from gold drew people like a magnet to the old west. In addition, this prospector’s home clearly retains the feeling of modest comfort and the owner’s love of the land.
Pete would be very disappointed to see how his home has fallen into disrepair. He would probably be most dismayed at how little respect people have for preserving the things that were important to his life in Death Valley.
This is Pete’s place, a mining camp out in the middle of Death Valley, California, USA. It doesn’t look like much now, but I think Pete loved living out where life was solitary and uncomplicated. Tomorrow we will go inside.