Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Segment 2--Death Valley, CA to Henderson, NV

We pulled in to Death Valley at the Stovepipe Sand Dunes around 9 AM.  The air was HOT. I know, I know, "Come on, it's Death Valley." Death Valley sits in between  two mountain ranges and there is an area of it called  Badwater that sits 282 feet below sea level. Traveled to the museum and checked out the golf course at Furnace Creek.  Then on to Zabriskie Point just as all the tour busses were arriving at the park.
We headed out of the park and took the short route to Pahrump, NV where we had lunch at Terrible's and hit Wal-Mart for some remaining supplies. We stayed the night in the parking lot of a small casino just outside of Henderson, NV.

Grandpa's Joke Corner:

Two old guys are sitting at the bar. The first old guy tells his friend, "I went to go see the doctor the other day and I was complaining about aches and pains. And the doctor told me to take one of these pills every day for the rest of your life, and you should start to see some improvement."

Second old guy says, "Well, Dale that doesn't sound too bad of a deal."

First old guy says, "I know Charlie, but he only gave me ten pills."