Text courtesy of Trazzler.com
By Megan Cytron
NASA’s big announcement will surely inspire many to head up to beautiful Mono Lake, peer into the blue water, and ponder just how little we know about our very own planet. The fact that these newly discovered microbial oddballs have been there all along shouldn’t stop us from trying to get to know their remarkable ecosystem better. The area around Mono Lake also happens to be drop-dead beautiful–literally a photographer’s (that would be Ansel Adams’) dream. The area is teeming with other enigmas and–for those who are looking for more straight-forward fun–ski resorts.