Ever since I saw thisRichard Misrach exhibition, I’ve wanted to see the Bonneville Salt Flats, so that was a non-negotiable stop on our trip. Who knew I’d also have an Airstream when I got there….

Photo by Richard Misrach, 1992.

Photo by Richard Misrach, 1992.

The Salt Flats are 30,000 acres of 90% table salt, famously known as a backdrop for movies and land speed races. Deke just wanted to take the Airstream out on them.

Ok, let's take it out.

Ok, let’s take it out.

Stay off the mud-salt combo.

Stay off the mud-salt combo.

There are some warning signs to stay off the mud — or risk getting stuck, so we stayed on the salty part. I did NOT want to call AAA to get us out of the Salt Flats.

Bucket List Item -- checked off.

Bucket List Item — checked off.