This is a desert
of red rock,
Imagining how the Mars rover Curiosity might feel like, wheeling its way towards the distant mountain….
There’s life on this red planet though. Like these miniature moss forests.
And there’s water.
crawling out of the ocean and once again patiently beginning the colonization of land.
And there are petroglyphs
left by some earlier, ancient explorers.
We also briefly ran into some
sort of a two-legged giant. And local civilization seemed to be lurking
just around the corner too.