This year, my route was mostly hovering around the AZ/UT borderlands. Horseshoe Bend, which is on the Colorado River and part of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Antelope Canyon on Navajo Land, Wire Pass/Buckskin Gulch in the Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness, Monument Valley, also on
16th Street Station is a relic of a disappeared Oakland, when rail travel was the best way to get around. Except that the building, large and looming, beautiful and grand, is still very much a part of the landscape in deep West Oakland.
16th Street Station
The Eastern Sierras have it all. Snow-capped mountains, natural hot springs, alpine lakes, geothermal areas, small western towns and interesting geologic formations. Let's not even mention the eastern entrance to Yosemite. Along with that lie old ghost towns and plenty of shameful history. This area