Daily Detour: Odd spots, strange trips, great moments in travel
Welcome, Detourists! This slide show, shot and written by L.A. Times staffer Christopher Reynolds, goes all over and grows every weekday.
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Joshua Tree: When nobody expects it
Summer is hot and slow in the desert sometimes known as J-Tree, but if you can stand the heat (siestas, people), Spin and Margie's Desert Hide-a-Way, seen here, is a good and playful option. Photograph taken in 2012.