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Riding against the infinite strength of the wind for hours at a time takes a mental stamina that will make you call on your angels for help. Try it some time. It will make you seriously think about turning around to fly back from whence you came. It will make you consider ending a goal, a quest, or even a dream.
But I can't do that. This ride means too much.
... br> Pioche in 1871. It began in a restaurant during a celebration
commemorating Mexican independence and quickly spread. When it reached
the Felsenthal Store, a stone fireproof structure where 300 barrels of
blasting powder were stored, the subsequent explosion shot nearly 400
feet into the air, blowing a 1,000-pound door clear out of town and
showering the town with flaming debris. The explosion of debris ...
... consequently we try to find a route across Nevada that we haven't driven before, that will get us across quickly and that isn't an Interstate. To be honest, if it meant we could cross in a day, we'd probably drive an Interstate. However I80 crosses Nevada to the far north (Lake Tahoe to Salt Lake City) which doesn't work when you want to arrive in Escalante which is in the middle (as in the middle of north/south) of Utah as Escalante is 300 miles south of Salt ...
... place, either that or he so rarely sees people that he was going to make the most of a captive audience! Actually he was really interesting and had a lot of family history in the place, his great-grandfather had been shot by the local villain, and his name was on the list of people buried in their Boot Hill.
Our journey today was one of the shortest, so on the way to Caliente we stopped off at Cathedral Gorge, ...
... to head inland again, back through flat arable farming country, & after a couple of detours due to roads being closed, or in one instance, not there anymore, we headed through Fresno, & on again towards Yosemite.
There is no direct road from the one Park to the other, & the route is a little indirect, so we probably did'nt allow enough time to get from the point 'A' to the point ' B ' , & ended our journey in ...