It's always exciting as we assemble several dune-buggies and off-road vehicles together to head out to the valley for a day on the desert. You never know what you'll find. Each outing brings a new experience. Today we were looking for one of several waterfalls you might find. Of course they are not the large photographical type but are always an unexpected find.

Looking up into the soft covered hills entering into the valley Travelling across a dry-lake bed (sometimes deep-sand)
Now getting into the rocky terrain, lots of pretty stones here Reaching ever higher into the hills on the western slope
Looking up into the majestic cardon cacti, many years old Reaching the arroyas with huge rocks and dry streams
Ah! There is a wet stream, but alas I'm too tired to go more What the others saw as they progressed another 1/2 mile.

It was worth the effort.

The trip took about 2 hours out, lunch, and 2 hours return.

DO NOT GO OUT ALONE. ALWAYS TAKE ANOTHER BUGGY. JUST LOOSING A SCREW MEANS YOU COULD WALK MILES BACK TO CIVILIZATION.

And there you have it, about 8 feet of pure clean water.  

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