Red Rock Escarpment

The Big Valley Below

What is this? To the right is the Red Rock Escarpment, basically an ancient fault line. Those mountains are much larger than they appear in the photo. Left of centre you can see a bit of Charleston Boulevard as it… Read More ›

Bonnie Springs, Destroyed

If you are a Vegas local then you probably remember Bonnie Springs up until it’s recent demise being bought out by greedy developers. That’s another story but this was a unique place albeit in need of some upgrades. Today it’s… Read More ›

Desert Travel

I’ve found travel around the Mojave Desert to be very easy over the last six years living here. Since it usually doesn’t snow on the desert floor, the roads are in pristine condition compared to up north. The sights and… Read More ›

High Above

Well it’s been raining cats, dogs and other critters around here overnight and this morning, wow. It rarely rains in Las Vegas but when it does, it gets with it! I’ll have a mess of the neighbors leaves to clean… Read More ›

A Stratospheric View

You are looking west with the Red Rock Escarpment seen many miles beyond the Stratosphere Tower. The road is Lake Mead Boulevard which starts on the west side of Las Vegas Valley and runs east all the way into the… Read More ›

Wide Angled Desert

These images have the mountains looking much smaller than they actually appeared when taking the shots but the colors of the desert are still just right!

Sahara West

Taken today this image shows the Red Rock Escarpment many miles west of my location on Sahara Avenue, the west side of Las Vegas Valley. The lens was zoomed in tight resulting in this image.

The Beautiful Western View

Oh those beautiful Spring Mountains! I’ve become quite fond of the mountains that surround Las Vegas Valley and recognise them instantly when nearing Las Vegas from outside of the valley. Perhaps I appreciate them a bit more as I come… Read More ›

Changing Roads

With Charleston Boulevard directly behind me, I change roads to the SR 160 westbound which begins my trip to Pahrump via the Mountain Springs Pass. Beyond Pahrump many miles is the termination of SR 160 at the ninety five freeway.