Nevermind that you have 5 hours of driving through the Jundland Wastes. The destination is worth it.
Just keep this advice in mind. Anyhoo, here are some sights from the road out of hell.
Your author is an avid photographer and writer, one of which is of great utility in his day job. He is currently marooned in the barren wastelands of Arizona, dreaming of cross country road trips and hunting for grail cars and adventures.