Blog Posts - Joshua Tree


P.J. Wolff’s 9 Minutes is a uniquely suspenseful and atmospheric science fiction short. The film takes place in Joshua Tree, a scenic and secluded desert area two hours east of Los Angeles, where the lead character, played by Joshua Leonard (Blair...
by Written in Blood on Jul 16, 2016

I am Where I Am

It’s been a strange couple of days. On Saturday, when I left the house where I was staying and headed out, I started crying. It mystified me because I was glad to leave that place. I’d been invited, and I paid rent, but I never felt welco...
by Bertram's Blog on Feb 9, 2016

And So the Adventure Begins

I survived my first night in the “wilderness.” I use quotation marks because although Joshua Tree National Park is considered a wilderness area, the campgrounds are anything but. Lots of human-made noises — loud talking, shrieks of...
by Bertram's Blog on Feb 8, 2016

The Most Observant Person in the World

I do not know who the most observant person in the world is, I just know it’s not me. When I took my car in to a new VW mechanic (new to me), he told me I should be using 91 octane gasoline. That stunned me. I’d never used anything but the cheape...
by Bertram's Blog on Mar 13, 2015

Best US Destinations To Go In March To Enjoy Spring Break Party

Good weather does a world of good to people. It can bring the best out of us, inspire travel and explore places to enrich and learn about different cultures. Spring time puts a spring on people’s feet to seek newer … Continue reading U...
by Blog on Dec 17, 2014

PHOTO: Rock Climbing in Joshua Tree (B&W)

Check out this post for more on climbing in Joshua Tree! This photo is part of my Meatless Monday series, in which I feature a new photo each week. Because who likes to read on Mondays? Never miss another one by following me on Instagram!
by Travel Junkette on Sep 29, 2014

Route 66 und Abstecher

Is ja schon wieder ne Woche her, dass wir San Diego und den Süden von Kalifornien hinter uns gelassen haben; ach du heiliger Lehnetrotter, die Zeit verrinnt ja aber geschwind! Jetzt heizen WIR (Armin, Svenja, Bea und Klemm) mit der gemütlic...

Visiting Joshua Tree National Park: Keys View

Our adventures with the family began on Monday when we headed over to Joshua Tree National Park. We decided that we’d check out Keys View during this particular trip. Of course, we made a few stops along the way to do a little exploration. The...
by Marine Corps Nomads on Jul 10, 2014

The “Epic” Epidemic

From the fear of missing out to that epic entree, when is 'just fine' good enough?
by Live Green Mom on May 16, 2014

Miniature Joshua Tree - Sedum Multiceps

Sedum multicepsCommon Name: Miniature Joshua TreeScientific Name: Sedum multicepsHeight: 4–6 inches (10 - 15 cm)Span:  4–6 inches (10 - 15 cm)Growth Rate: mediumSun Tolerance: Partial ShadeABP Index: 3.0 (Aesthetics 3.5, Solidarity 2.5)Sedum...
by PlantWerkz on May 15, 2014

California Road Trip Part 2 - Joshua Tree National Park and Palm Springs

We picked our car up and were given a very new looking white Mustang Convertible. It looked amazing but I was feeling a little daunted at having to drive on the wrong side of the road and that it was an automatic and I wasn’t even the one doing the...
by Stargazer on Apr 5, 2014

How to Have a Weekend Getaway for Under $100

When’s the last time you saw the stars? Like, really, s […]...
by Travel Junkette on Feb 19, 2014

Things to do In Palm Springs California

There’s much more to Palm Springs vacation rentals than just sitting in a comfortable and spacious rental lodging. Palm Springs has been a hot spot (literally, since the temperature reaches 120 degrees on hot summer days) for celebrities and touris...
by eTravelTrips on Feb 13, 2014

Colorful Skies- Clouds over Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park is one of its kind. Though not so popular like other national parks in California it has a beautiful desert landscape. The blue sky and the cotton-y clouds in the afternoon make make the place spectacular.Read more »...
by Scrapbook- A Travel Blog on Sep 26, 2013

National Parks- Joshua Tree, A desert park

One of the lesser known and less visited national parks of the west, Joshua Tree national park is one seemingly barren desert yet beautiful place with its own desert vegetation and wildlife! When people tour west coast the priority goes to Yosemite,...
by Scrapbook- A Travel Blog on Aug 11, 2013

17 Photos of Memorable Hikes from our Travels

Photos of Memorable Hikes from our Travels It’s been a while since we last participated in the weekly #FriFotos theme. My twitter feed was lit...17 Photos of Memorable Hikes from our Travels is a post from: Traveling Canucks...
by Traveling Canucks on Jun 28, 2013

Really Looking at Rocks

The rocks captured my imagination on our recent trip to Joshua Tree National Park and I thought you might enjoy seeing some of the pictures.  The scale of rocks -boulders to gravel, the repetition of the rock shapes – rounds after rounds or ja...

People Helping People

Typical landscape at 2500ft Joshua Tree National Monument We just returned from a trip to San Diego by way of Joshua Tree National Park.  Usually we stay in the lower campgrounds but it was hot and we drove to the campgrounds in the higher ele...

Lost Months: Minimum Wage Challenge Days 49 – 120

Well, it certainly has been awhile. If you can remember that far back, in late February I was diagnosed with extremely low vitamin D after going to visit my doctor because I had a fuzzy head. Over the last 2+ months I had good days and bad days, but...
by Debt Free Living Guru on May 1, 2013

Neville Brothers – Yellow Moon

The Neville Brothers – Yellow Moon With recording careers stretching back to the mid-1950s, the individual members of New Orleans’ Neville Brothers have found varying levels of success.  But when united, vocalist Aaron, keyboardist Art, saxophon...
by Classic Rock Music Blog on Apr 22, 2013

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