Entries in Palm Spings CA (6)
Photos taken in Palm Canyon, in Indian Canyons, just south of Palm Springs, CA.
Fantasy Balloon Flights offers hot air balloon rides across the Coachella Valley, with sweeping views of lush golf courses, resorts, neighborhoods and desert landscapes, all surrounded by mountains. Above: balloons preparing for flight.
Ready for take-off.
Our fellow fliers.
An unsuspecting swimmer.
Mount San Gorgonio in the distance.
Scoping out the golf courses and planning the next outing.
Above: the flame that heats the air inside the balloon.
The sun disappears behind the mountains.
Our co-balloonists gently land.
We survived, and we celebrate!
This backlit hummingbird visited for just a brief moment.
More Palm Springs, CA wildflowers shot on March 14, 2009:
Above: Wildflowers with snow-covered Mount San Gorgonio in the background. Below: wildflowers in a colorful field.
View from the Wyndham Hotel in Palm Springs, CA with the snow-capped San Bernardino mountains in the background.
The downtown shopping district along Palm Canyon Drive.
The Aerial Tramway which carries passengers to the top of San Jacinto Mountain in gondolas that rotate 360 degrees as they climb and descend.
A view from the foothills.
Overlooking the Coachella Valley and the California desert.
Sunset over Palm Springs and San Jacinto Mountain as seen from Palm Desert.