Check Out Joshua Tree’s “Rock Faces!” My “Travel Challenge” Day #6 Heads To California’s Incredible Landscape!!

Who’s Up For a Travel Challenge – With Some “Rock Faces?”

Not talking about ours of course, but the incredible “rock faces” you can see at Joshua Tree National Park – this incredible park in California lands on day #6 of my ten day social media challenge. As many of you know, I was nominated to participate in this great “TravelChallenge – and which I am doing gladly!

Here is a shot to get today’s participation underway:

Details On This “Travel Challenge!”

The above photo shows just how inspiring our world can be – and how exhilarating it can be to explore it.

Now, about the “travel challenge”: it’s all about visual images – so the challenge is to post a favorite travel picture for 10 days without explanation and nominate someone else to participate.

I love traveling, and I love taking pictures, so this was an easy one for me…the above photo shows life amid a desert terrain at California’s Joshua Tree National park…now, how about this “rock face?”

Yes, that’s “Skull Rock” – named for good reason! It’s jus tone of many incredible rock formations scatter throughout this unique park…like this one:

And what about that Eagle’s nest – built on a small tree branch jutting out of the rocks?

You see, there are rocks hanging around everywhere!

Here’s a view:

If you want to see more of this incredible park – and some video of the area as well, just click on my story here:

I was nominated to take part in this ten day travel challenge by by social media friend Carol, whose website link is below. Carol shares terrific stories about exotic food and unique recipes, as well as important stories about our environment!

So far in these ten days, I’ve taken you to New York’s Central Park, the beach in Malibu, and to the “Bridge Of Sighs” as well:

If you want more of the majesty of Venice, just click on my story here and you’ll get a boat tour of the Grand Canal:

I you want an adventure closer to home, the Pacific Ocean is a constant wonder:

My wife and I love to wander the beaches – safely distanced of course – and you can see some of our best adventures by clicking on my story here:

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18 replies

  1. Sorry I don’t have another way to reach you, John:
    This may interest you — regarding Cicely Tyson. NY Times obituary with stories.

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  2. Rock formations fascinate me, John I am always amazed by how they form images of things we recognise almost as if they were planned…Thank you for the mention, John 🙂 x

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  3. I especially enjoyed your video at Joshua Tree. Isn’t it remarkable how plant life can grow in the most curious places?

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  4. This is so cool! I love the travel challenge.

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  5. This skull rock is incredible, John. We used to create a pirate island with a skull rock out of sand when the boys were younger. It was great fun.

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  6. Nice photos, John! We didn’t make it to Joshua Tree as we were in that area during the government shut down two years ago. Would love to go back and visit!

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  7. This travel challenge has been fun. You´ve taken us to some great places. I love these rock faces.

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  8. I would love to see that western scenery one day, John. Another great travel post!
    Best wishes, Pete.

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