Travel writing from the Cold Deserts of North America
The arid cold deserts of western North America are often spare landscapes, whose small towns are often inhabited by eccentrics, individualists and wayward believers. The Great Basin describes a region of North America in many different ways.
It describes a geographic region of basin and range, a biological region of grass and scrub, and a historical region of related desert tribes. Follow me as I explore America's Great Basin, and nearby areas such as the Sierra Range in California and Nevada.