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Double Fun at Anza Borrego (Feb 2019)

Oh man, was this going to be fun. A trip like no other (so far). A trip with a twist. A trip that was actually two.

Over the course of two weeks, we spent eight days in the park, split in half by a 10-day break where we headed back home via airplane. With so much time to explore, we covered as much of the park and surrounding area as we could, highlights including:

  • Fonts Point - overlooking the badlands.
  • Pumpkin Patch and the nearby Palm Oasis - outstanding for their contrast to the desert in which they're found.
  • Calcite Mine - the most technical road we'd travel, with views for miles.
  • Canyon sin Nombre - our favorite spot in the park.
  • Elephant Knees - towering above the desert floor, visible from spectacular wind caves.
  • The Blue Sun Cave - some of the most amazing (and only colorful) pictographs I've ever seen.
  • Galleta Meadows Metal Sculptures - artwork on a scale that will blow your mind.
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