Exploring Joshua Tree, California’s Famous Desert Oasis

If you aren’t familiar with Joshua Tree, odds are you’ve heard of it, perhaps seen some amazing photos of giant boulder stacks or desert skylines on your friend’s Instagram. The name “Joshua Tree” is symbolic for a number of things: the Joshua Tree itself, a fast-growing, fibery yucca palm that populates the high desert in the American southwest; the town of Joshua Tree, a quiet and relatively…