Hotter than a tandoori oven September 12th 2009 August, 10
We had an early start after Yosemite because we needed to get to Las Vegas to pick up my parents by 2pm and wanted to drive through Death Valley. Turns out the 266 mile trip can take 6-and-a-half hours so we set off at the crack of dawn.
Death Valley is the hottest place on earth and features the lowest point in the western hemisphere - 282ft below sea level. What a place. ... read more