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Death Valley is the largest National Park of mainland USA. It has stunning landscapes such as Zabriski point, shown here. The name of Death Valley might have been coined for better marketing by tour operators to bring new visitors. Actually, it is the name given by the first settlers, in the XIXth century and was mostly designed to discourage others to come here mining !
It is a land of contrast. The valley itself hosts the lowest elevation in the entire world while it has a frame of several ranges of high elevation mountains, such as the Panamints, shown here.
Scotty's Castle is said to be a must. I had a look from the outside and felt that was enough. There were plenty of other things to visit, I had not much timle and I have no regret about skipping it. I preferred to look and take photos of all the superb flowers that you will see under "general"
This a Cuscuta, a parasit plant that sucks another plant. It has no leaves, no roots, no chlorophylle, only long stems... more travel advice
At Furnace creek, this plant, that looks almost like a Daisy, a Desert Daisy, is called Tidy tip (Layia glandulosa) and... more travel advice
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