I haven't seen one of these in a while! The cell coverage isn't very good out there, so a "real" phone comes in handy. These were in the "town" of Stovepipe Wells. I like the names.
The Salt Flats area (above) at Badwater, is 282 feet below sea level. It's the lowest spot in the western hemisphere. Also noteworthy is the complete silence here. Just an occasional airplane.
In the summer it's blistering hot, but it was very comfortable this time of the year. We even had a little rain! Very rare indeed. Oh yeah, we got a flat tire way out on a dirt road, but my very capable husband saved the day. Yayy, Jason!