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"After everyone went off to their tents nestled in the trees, Patches and I talked for a while as we watched the sun sink behind a black silhouette of mountains set in front of a flaming sky that slowly dimmed to darkness.
Venus and Jupiter were the first to pierce the fresh pallet of dark blue, and moments later the sky became silver with stars.
I spotted the constellations - Leo and Virgo - which happened to be mine and Patches's astrological signs - a magical way to end the day."
13,700 feet up for a camping pitstop on the trek to Machu Picchu.
Great camp spots can be anywhere, even in full view of civilization. Blake sent us this photo of his setup looking over Santa Barbara and we hope his lady-friend was as psyched about it as we are.
Colorful campspots are a plenty in the Columbia Hills of Eastern Washington.