Southwest Exploration—USnomads: FEB 2020


SOUTHWEST EXPLORATION: ARRIVALS


New York, NY — 8 February 2020: At the airport early waiting outside the international arrivals terminal for Niki’s flight from Paris …

New York, NY — 8 February 2020: We decided to stay the night in a hotel near the airport because the flight to Nevada was so early and the flight from Paris was so late that we would never get enough sleep if we drove all the way to Long Island at night and then back to JFK in the morning …

Las Vegas, NV — 9 February 2020: Arrival at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas the next morning …

En Route to Valley of Fire, NV — 9 February 2020: After getting the Jeep we took the scenic route via Lake Mead NRA and despite being exhausted and jet lagged, Niki managed to snap a few photos of the scenery on our way to the Valley of Fire …

Valley of Fire, NV — 9 February 2020: A first impression of the scenery from our campsite at Valley of Fire — Balanced Rock. There was not really time for more photos as it was late and getting dark. It was also incredibly windy when we arrived and we had to struggle to get our tent up, but we managed. Too exhausted for more photos. Just glad to have made it …