We had left Las Vegas the night before and driven until roughly two or three in the morning. After sleeping for a few hours at a rest stop, I got up, filled the gas tank, and started driving. It had only been a few minutes before the sun started to rise over the mountains and this soft hazy blue light filled the Mojave Desert.
The sun rose quickly and with it came the heat.
In case you needed some honey while driving through the desert.
The Mojave is beautiful and peaceful. We spent quite a bit of time wandering around the desert, Kaylah looking for critters and cacti, me snapping photos and looking for mounds of rocks to climb.
Our main objective for day two was the Salton Sea. A place I had wanted to see first hand for the last several years. We also planned to see a Banana Museum, and the Dinosaurs from Peewee's Big Adventure, not to mention another half a dozen or so random little stops along the way.