“You can’t fight the desert… you have to ride with it. — Louis L’Amour
Where did everybody go?
That’s a question that popped into my mind more than once on my recent road trip through the American Southwest. Mile after mile I saw hills, mountains, Joshua trees, shrubs, and zero people.
That’s the special geography of the desert southwest: Large areas of land with low population, long distances between cities, dry-to-the-extreme weather. All of these factors together can make a Southwest desert road trip a unique and unforgettable experience.
This post is all about making your desert road trip unique and unforgettable for the RIGHT reasons.…