February 26, 2015

Daytripping: Destination Joshua Tree, still not there…

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Backing up a little bit.  We brought along this magnifying glass.  Being survivor show afficiandos (here’s hoping for new episodes of Naked & Afraid soon…), one of our goals of the day:  making fire.

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No fire first attempt.  Clouds kept blocking our sun.

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Second attempt, further down the trail …

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Bright hot sun …

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And, we have smoke!!! 

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But alas, no fire.  And the sun dropped behind the hill.  Moving on to last attempt …

box trail making fire-11 box trail making fire-12A little less smoke than before.  Maybe now it’s time to head to Joshua Tree?

3 comments:

Josephos Rex said...

You noobs. I never needed glass to start a fire.

Tracy P. said...

Best. Flare. Ever.

Infantus Magnus said...

Josephos! We'll have none of your 'fire starting' rhetoric here!
-IM