The ideal off-road journey

The ideal off-road journey? I'll tell you: under water. I would like to see every four-by-four on earth, every three-wheeler, every dirt bike, trail bike, and Big Foot truck driven straight into the Marianas Trench, three thousand feet below the surface of the Pacific Ocean and parked there—left there—for the duration.

—Edward Abbey. "Letter to Ms. Shute, 12 Feb 1986." Postcards from Ed: Dispatches and Salvos from an American Iconoclast.

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