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Images from Faryal and Alison's 2005 and 2006 Visits to Southern California:
July 18, 2005: Temescal State Park (Pacific Palisades), Malibu
July 20, 2005: Palm Springs, Mt. San Jacinto, San Pedro
August 24, 2006: Joshua Tree National Park
August 26, 2006: Getty Museum (Los Angeles), Malibu, visit w/Dominick
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Above: 190° view from Keys View in Joshua Tree National Park (JTNP), California. The elevation here is about 5,100 ft. (1,555 meters) and the wind currents from the San Gorgonio pass can be very powerful. But that wind can be put to good, environmental use (I imaged the photograph on this page the same day as the image above -- very windy!). For the photo above, be sure to scroll your browser left to right so that you may see the entire panorama. I have captured many more JTNP pics; see the following pages: Cottonwood/Colorado-Desert Section, Wonderland of Rocks, Ryan Mountain, Lost Horse Valley, and Keys View (another, more scenic version of Keys view).
above: Mount Wilson, California, near summit, looking East-Northeast from Mt. Wilson Road. Note white telescope dome. Imaged 2005-12-11.
above: Mount Wilson, California, near summit, looking Northeast from Mt. Wilson Road. Imaged 2005-12-11.
above: One of my bikes, at a city park in Compton, California. July 2018. More about bicycles and biking at out dedecated web site.
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