Desert Solitare September 25th 2011 This morning, I’m in the town of Tecopa.
Most Californians have no idea this town exists, and most residents like it that way.
It’s one of several small towns that dot parts of the Mojave Desert.
This particular one grew up around a set of hot springs east of Death Valley.
Downtown Tecopa consists of two hot ... read more
North America » United States » Nevada » Pahrump Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
When I travel, I love the great outdoors, modern art, historical sites, good food, classic roadside attractions, and long drives in a convertible. Preferably all at once. The nickname is a tribute to a wise traveller in the Hitch-hikers Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams, who proved that all you really need to cross the galaxy (and beyond) is a towel.
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