Robert Witham

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Pahrump, Nevada (2017)

Late November in 2017 was still warm in the Southwest desert – too warm for our preferences. We decided to adjust the temperature by heading to a higher elevation. This is one of the reasons that we live on wheels. We headed to Pahrump, Nevada where the elevation is about 2,700 feet above sea level as opposed to 300 feet above sea level where we had been camped.

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Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest in Nevada – October 2016

Nevada is all flat, sandy desert. Or so I thought until I visited the state for the first time in October 2016. To be sure, there is plenty of flat, sandy terrain in Nevada, but there is also stunningly beautiful forest and mountains with a diverse ecosystem. The Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest is a good example.

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The Wild Horses of Nevada

My first video that I published on YouTube in October 2016 was titled The Wild Horses of Nevada. We were camped near Pahrump, Nevada at the time (our group included Debra Dickinson, Bob Wells, and Al Christensen) and these majestic animals visited our camp several times.

The beautiful stallion that is featured in the video thumbnail actually walked through a camp where Debra and I were staying several miles outside of Pahrump in the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest under the light of the moon. Oh what a glorious, if eerily mystical, sight he was that night!

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