Scenes From a California Road Trip

Some photos from a recent 7,500-kilometre road trip from Calgary down through Nevada and California and back by a circuitous route through Washington and southern B.C.

A passing storm near Logan, Utah

A passing storm near Logan, Utah

A slightly used mattress for my Walmart campout

The endless desert drive on I-80 through northern Nevada

The endless desert drive on I-80 through northern Nevada

Eight Pass Route 139

They said it, not me

They said it, not me

Looking through a window reflection at a taqueria on San Francisco's Mission Street

Looking through a window reflection at a taqueria on San Francisco’s Mission Street

What do they soak to make the tea at this Oakland spa?

What do they soak to make the tea at this Oakland spa?

How can you tell I'm in Berkeley?

How can you tell I’m in Berkeley?

Believe it or not, I'm on a Los Angeles freeway—7:30 am on a Sunday, mind you

Believe it or not, I’m on a Los Angeles freeway—7:30 am on a Sunday, mind you

There are some charming parts of old, inner Los Angeles

There are some charming parts of old, inner Los Angeles

Of course, Hollywood isn't far away

Of course, Hollywood isn’t far away

Santa Monica beach

Santa Monica beach

The world's largest solar thermal power plant in the Mojave Desert, near the California-Nevada border

The world’s largest solar thermal power plant in the Mojave Desert, near the California-Nevada border

Communal restrooms at the LGBTQ Center in Las Vegas

I didn't know you could get into so much trouble just resting

I didn’t know you could get into so much trouble just resting

I'd forgotten I was in Oregon, where you can't fill your own gas tank and the attendant actually cleans your windows

I’d forgotten I was in Oregon, where you can’t fill your own gas tank and the attendant actually cleans your windows

Stone's Throw, Blairmore

Stopping for a final coffee at Stone’s Throw in Blairmore, Alberta

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One thought on “Scenes From a California Road Trip

  1. kairn kunelius

    Am I above the line?
    Just to say, with a slight measure of envy, looks like a fab trip.
    Chirps kk

    Sent from my iBrain

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