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The Racetrack ~ Death Valley National Park | by StoryWorks by Suzette
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The Racetrack ~ Death Valley National Park

• The Racetrack: Rocks mysteriously

slide across the dry lakebed

of the Racetrack, leaving behind

long tracks for visitors to ponder.

 

This is my humble attempt at photography at the Racetrack. This is a handheld shot, wind gusting at I don't even know how many miles per hours except I was being pushed along by it, and the sand in the air hurt as it blasted against my skin.

 

We drove a terrible 26-mile dirt road to reach the Racetrack (both ways), but it was well worth it. We came around a corner and in the distance we saw a surreal landscape...the playa, one of the most flat yet natural occurring features on the planet surrounded by black rock formations.

 

Death Valley is an amazing place...well worth a visit!

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Taken on April 25, 2011