Today was the final day of our road trip. Our last port of call before heading to Las Vegas was Rhyolite – a gold mining ghost town on the edge of Death Valley.
As we approached, we saw a small museum, which was sadly closed that day, and some really weird-looking art that is so out of place it becomes interesting. As interesting as … well … a penguin in the desert.
Only a child sees things with perfect clarity, because it hasn’t developed all those filters which prevent us from seeing things that we don’t expect to see.”
No, that’s not a typo in the title. And yes, I know no one’s ever heard of the word “sabulous”. When I started writing up this road trip it seemed like a good idea to use words in the titles that contained “us”. Sometimes I’m too clever for my own good.