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We had been camping and four-wheeling in in the desert with our friends Brandon and Kerensa of DriveDiveDevour, and decided to head to Death Valley to catch the Super Bloom. There are always spring flowers in the desert, but only perfect conditions such as those of the winter & spring of 2016 will create the “super bloom” that results in a multi-colored carpet of flowers.
It was our first visit to Death Valley and we didn’t know what to expect other than the superlatives Death Valley is known for: it boasts the lowest elevation on the continent of North America (282 feet below sea level), it is the driest spot in North America (averaging less than 2″ of rain per year), and it holds the record for the highest recorded air temperature in the world – a toasty 134 degrees Fahrenheit, set on July 10, 1913 at the appropriately named Furnace Creek.
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