By: Paul S. Cilwa Viewed: 2/23/2019
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A few photos of Death Valley, California.

Hot? In summer, yes. (But it's a dry heat!) Desolate? Certainly. A terrific place to tan? You betcha! When you are tired of visiting the usual places, a trip to Death Valley is the closest thing to visiting another planet most of us will ever experience.

The extreme heat of a summer day in Death Valley can do unusual things to the most commonplace, such as clouds. These picture are un-retouched; Death Valley really looks like this!

Clouds

Visiting with my son, John, we decided to leave the car and hike to a small wash we saw in the distance. The clear air fooled us; the wash was at least a mile away!

In The Wash

Every hard-boiled Star Wars fan knows that Death Valley (along with Tunisia) was the filming location for Tatooine, Luke Skywalker's home world.

Tatooine Moon