Day 24April 9, 2019 in the United States ⋅ ☁️ 8 °C
We have driven 7696 miles so far and been through many different climes.
Today, we are back in Salt Lake City after a haul out to Lathrop, CA and back. In one day we went from high desert at the base of the Wasatch Mountains to the marshy fields of the Sacramento River Valley. And the next day, today, hqve returned to SLC.
Passing the Bonneville Salt Flats was amazing. Even the road reflected the blue of the sky in a shimmering mirage.
The trees began to grow sparse coming East through Donner Pass, the Truckee River burbling happily below the roadway into the high desert. I even saw to gentleman suiting up tp go spelunking in the abandoned goald mines, complete with old trolly tracks running into and out of them. The mines, not the men.Read more