Its lowest point is around 80 meter below sea level. The Death Valley is one of the driest and hottest places on the American continent. With no water for endless miles, settlers in the 19th century where trapped here on their way to the promising West. But the landscape has a harsh, yet stunning beauty you can experience only in a few places on the planet.
Zabriskie Point with its rugged rocks looks like a surreal moon surface. It received a somehow legendary status with the film of the same name by Michelangelo Antonioni.
Only a couple days in spring, when rainfall sets in it’s the time of flowering. Then the ground is covered in yellow.