Robert Witham

Nomad, Author, Photographer, and Video Creator

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Month: May 2019

Super Bloom at Anza-Borrego Desert State Park (2019)

Wildflower super blooms in the desert occur only about once per decade on average. The last super bloom occurred in 2017 and neither Debra nor I were able to experience it. We were thrilled to learn that another super bloom was underway this spring and promptly drove from the Gulf Coast of Texas to Anza-Borrego Desert State Park in California once we finished with the van rebuild project.

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The Salton Sea (2019)

The Salton Sea is one of the largest inland seas in the world, and its existence is entirely an accident. While historical records suggest that the sea may have naturally filled and drained repeatedly in the past as the Colorado River shifted course, the sea did not exist at the turn of the last century.

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San Antonio River Walk (2019)

The San Antonio River Walk is a unique, urban cultural experience. It is unlike anything I have experienced before in both scope and style.

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Shoshone, California (2019)

Shoshone, California is a tiny town of 31 souls along the Nevada border. We stumbled upon Shoshone while exploring the area around Death Valley National Park while we were staying nearby in Pahrump, Nevada.

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Lightning Storm in the Bear Lodge Mountains (2018)

Lightning storms have the potential to be unnerving when you are camped in the mountains. We typically camp in the Bear Lodge Mountains in northeast Wyoming a few times each summer and always enjoy the views and relative solitude. In 2018 we experienced several significant lightning storms while we were in the mountains, and I decided to try capturing some photographs of one storm.

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Rocky Mountain National Park and Estes Park, CO (2018)

Rocky Mountain National Park is defined by epic views. Waterfalls, sweeping vistas, and rugged mountain peaks are perfectly complemented by spring and early summer wildflowers in the meadows.

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