I park the 10-ton bike and walk over to the Government Holes corral, next to which a cistern full of green water glows
Date: May 25, 2011, 14h30
Well, here it is, Summit Spring, Mojave National Preserve, a disgusting concentrate of cow shit and water
Usually, I like to linger at a desert spring and enjoy the specialness of moisture in a dry country. But not here at Summit Spring. The scent of the rotting cow shit is sickening in the hot sun and the flies buzzing around it are annoying.