David Johnson's Travel Blog
Bicycle Trip 1999
Okefenokee 2002
Anza-Borrego 2003
04/06  Hellhole Canyon
04/07  Coyote Creek
04/08  Fish Creek Wash (morning)
04/08  Fish Creek Wash
04/08  Ascending Whale Peak
04/09  17 Palms Oasis
04/09  The Pumpkin Patch
04/09  an "Unpleasant Curiosity"
04/09  Calcite Mines and Palm Wash
04/09  Blair Valley
04/10  Carrizo Creek - Where the critters are
Texas 2003
Road Trip West 2003
Sequoia National Park 2004
Hiking Florida 2005
Nomadic 2005
Bicycle Trip 2009
Bicycle Trip 2010
Nomadic 2010
Little Bicycle Trip 2011
Wisconsin Bicycle Trip 2011
Bicycle Trip 2011
Nomadic 2011
Kayak Trip 2012
Nomadic 2012
Liverworks Productions
Nomadic 2013
Liverworks Productions
Texas Pig Hunting
Bicycle Trip 2014
Bicycle Trip 2015
Biking West 2015
Chickens and Pheasants 2016
Biking About 2016
New Zealand 2016
Kayak Trip 2017

Coyote Creek


Oh look, another majestic desert view.

Round about here is where the trail started getting tough. In reality, I possessed the skill to navigate such terrain. However, the Jeep Liberty I was driving lacked proper ground clearance.

Sometimes, even the knowledge that one took out extra coverage on one's rental vehicle is not enough to instigate the stupidity that is slowly being suppressed by the repeated crunching and knocking sounds being emitted by the underside of said vehicle. So I parked and began hiking.

See me in all my dorky splendor. Yes, the hat looks goofy. Yes the staff seems kind of yuppie-excessive. And I'm pretty sure yellow isn't my best color. (If these were the only things separating me from being cool, I might be concerned.) That said, I am definitely functional. And not a piece of gear being carried would have been best stored in the truck.

No, these aren't left-over pictures from Virginia. All of this can be found in the middle of the desert.

Although I probably missed the main desert bloom by two or three weeks, there was still an incredible amount of color. The desert floor was littered with Little Yellow Flowers, and Little Purple Flowers. Some of the larger plants sported Little Red Flowers and Little Pink Flowers. And of course, there were Little White Flowers and Little Blue Flowers.

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