Joshua Tree National Park


 

This National Park has a full “colony” of a very special kind of tree. Formerly known as yucca palm, now its widespread name is Joshua tree. In the mid-19th century, Mormons settlers gave it its name, as its shape reminded the biblical character Joshua, raising his hands towards the sky in a prayer. For a detailed historic explanation, check here.

Some parts of the park reminded me the geology of Montserrat, with its rounded shapes of solid rock. At sunset, there was a really beautiful panorama from Keys View.

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