|The former gold mining town Bodie
is today a very interesting ghost town.
|The interior of many buildings
in the ghost town is untouched. They purposely let the
buildings rot on, but repair the roofs and the
|Many roads in the dessert like
backland are straight as a line.
|Old, Indian rock carvings. For
protection of vandalism, they are not marked on normal
maps, but one does get a special map for free in the
Ranger Station in Bishop.
|Tufas at Mono Lake. The
Tufas are of volcanic origin and only grow under
water. But most of the water in this areais, because
of old contracts, lead to the far away city of Los
Angeles. And even if there is a drought in this area,
they still can and do water their lawn in L.A.
|They way back via Sonora Pass,
in the snow after a weather change. The pass usually
gets closed at mid or end of September.