Sunday, April 23, 2006
THE BEAUTY OF CALIFORNIA IS TRULY INSPIRING
U.S. 395 takes travelers on a tour through desert and mountains, past ghost towns and motels, serene lakes and alpine ski resorts. In the image above, misty late-afternoon light hovers over the snow-covered eastern Sierra which form a spectacular backdrop to the pastoral scene below. The image below is of Mono Lake where exposed limestone tufa towers are created by freshwater springs that bubble up through the lake, which is twice as salty as the ocean.