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Old 02-14-2019, 01:02 AM   #1
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Default Travels With Frito: Death Valley, 2018

As a respite from boredom in the depths of a Canadian Winter, I made an Adobe Spark of a brief, but fun, trip to Death Valley in the spring 2018. Take heart, friends. Spring is just around the corner.

Image-dense. Not very suitable for phone viewing.


https://spark.adobe.com/page/3TNNg9XstEbAx/
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Default Re: Travels With Frito: Death Valley, 2018

wow Peter you really get it..

thanks for sharing such wonderful experience...

FWI: i'm pretty sure you have seeing Antonioni's master piece film at the dunes, but maybe for other will be a discovery..

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Old 02-14-2019, 01:40 AM   #3
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Thank you for a great read. The pictures are amazing by the way.
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Wonderful images of your travels in Frito, once again, Peter!
I've still got skiing on my mind right now

going skiing.jpg

but the desert will be front and center soon.
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Great work. Thanks for sharing.
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Old 02-28-2019, 03:27 PM   #6
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Default Re: Travels With Frito: Death Valley, 2018

I just posted a YouTube timelapse video of the same journey.



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Thanks for sharing! We live in Calgary and I would hope to make that drive one day. Can I ask what tires you were running?


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Michelin M/S. Wear out like crazy.
Next set won’t be M/S.
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Enjoyed the photos. Excellent! Thank you.
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Old 03-06-2019, 01:47 AM   #10
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Great video! I also never tire of DV. Saline Valley Road can be brutal at times (the washboard, that is).
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