Fast forwarding to the final day of our trip, on the final morning, here is an image from the Mesquite Sand Dunes in Death Valley. I plan on writing more in-depth about my images over at my blog vs. flickr for anyone who is interested.
Nikkor 12-24mm @ 18mm
60 sec, F22, ISO 100
Singh-Ray Vari-ND @ max density
Lee .9 Soft GND
Conversion with Nik Silver Efex Pro