Spectacular Dantes View

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It was well worth a long drive (a lonely road) to Dantes View. This was our last stop on our first day of journey to Death Valley National Park California. It was already 3:30 pm when we left the main road and it took us about 20 minutes to get there. A 13 mile paved road but the last quarter mile is 15% grade. A steep climb up but so beautiful. Vehicles over 25ft or longer are prohibited on this road. Please watch our short video  Road to Dantes View  to see the road.  There were few cars when we arrived at The Dantes View but those people were out exploring around. It wasn't crowded at all in fact we were the only ones there enjoying the 360 degrees of breathtaking view of Death Valley from 5475 ft high above Sea Level.  We didn't stay long because it was windy and cold.  It would have been nice to explore the area but it was also getting late in a day. There was a Bee Hazard caution sign on the road but we didn't even get the change to see any. Maybe it's because we

I am no Monkey

I just love climbing up in a tree, Ok!
Growing up in the farm, far from civilization, no electricity, no TV, I have found a hobby that I think I would never grow out of. For me, nothing can be more rewarding than eating a fresh fruit from a tree that I just climbed on. I've also proved that hiding and Running away from washing dishes, climbing up to the highest tree with lots of leaves to hide, works, I've done it! oh silly me..I know..

Here, I was climbing Tiessa fruit tree (Yellow Sapote in English name) The fruit taste good but not my favorite


Mango Fruit tree in the front of our house in Surallah.
 
Jackfruit tree in Laconon at my Aunts yard








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  1. Used to be a regular tree climber. Somehow over the years--I had forgotten what fun it was! Great pics!

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