The small beautiful town is located at the East entrance to the Death Valley, is also close to Whitney Mountain and Alabama Hills,it is also where many cowboy movies were shot using the great backgrounds of the terrain in Alabama Hills.
We first visited the Movie Museum in town identifying some of the pictures and the posters.
In the evening we attended a concert that took place in a very nice squire in downtown,”you bring the beer ,chair and we will provide the music “ they said and we enjoyed a full two hour concert.
In the next morning to drove to explore the area and see the “Movie Road” where many Western movies took place.
We could almost hear the Indians load cry while attacking a convoy ,or watching the “lonely rider” riding his white horse galloping down the sloops.
Further down the road near Whitney Portal at 14000 feet a beautiful high waterfall was running down the rocks leaving small pools along the path.
We walked on the rocks enjoying the only falls in the area,most of the other ones were just dry….
On the way back we did a walking tour in the Alabama Hills, a concentration of outstanding rock formations,arches colors.
If you have a good imagination ,all kind of faces or animals could be seen.
We could continue exploring this place for few more hours but it happened that it was the Jewish New Year and we wanted to have our traditional dinner before dark with friends at the C.G,the girls were cooking since yesterday preparing the traditional food for the dinner: Apple with honey –for a sweet year to come, round bread or donates-to avoid sharp corners and so on.
It is hard to believe but our 4 months RV summer trip is at its final stage,how did the time fly so fast? is there a way to slow and stretch it ? we did make a good use of every minute and I do not know if there is any more we could do except exploring more instead of sleeping….anyhow there is always next year.