42 Photos - Nov 13, 2010
Photo: Kelso Depot -- An old train stopover in the middle of the Mojave DesertPhoto: Railroad in Kelso DepotPhoto: Kelso!Photo: The old Kelso JailPhoto: Kelso Depot & JailPhoto: The old Kelso Post OfficePhoto: The train bulletin reflects the time when this was a real train station. Trains don't stop here anymore.Photo: Old school cafe at Kelso Depot. We spent quite some time talking to the rangers and the attendantPhoto: A few miles south of Kelso, we have the Kelso DunesPhoto: Some dune inhabitantPhoto: Our RV, in the middle of nowhere, as usualPhoto: Some previous visitor removed his shoes here?Photo: The RV, disappearing in the distancePhoto: Me in the dunes. Pristine sand (all footsteps are mine)Photo: More pristine sandPhoto: Up is the way to go. Still a long way to the top...Photo: Who knew sand could be beautiful?Photo: Silver Peak (?) in the distancePhoto: Hi!Photo: The summit!Photo: Can you spot the RV now?Photo: Off you go!Photo: The vastness of the dunes! On the left/top you can see my friend at the top of the dunesPhoto: Going down is much easierPhoto: Everything A-OK!Photo: We always leave something behindPhoto: The constant wind forced this plant all around, drawing an almost full circle in the sandPhoto: Going back to the RVPhoto: And we're backPhoto: Another hastily photographed sunset in the desertPhoto: Leaving Lava Tubes to Kelso. Mornings bring colorful skies.Photo: More colorful morning skiesPhoto: Personal Weather Station at KelsoPhoto: Fancy a pepsi sir?Photo: The ridge to the top of the dunesPhoto: The top is near!Photo: That's me, far away...Photo: Our trusty friend, the 10“ telescope, waiting for the sun to setPhoto: Heart shaped configurationPhoto: Devil's playground to the rightPhoto: This region is aptly named “Devil's playground”Photo: Kelso Dunes. Maximize window or download original to fully appreciate...