My favorite piece of dialogue from the film Lawrence of Arabia:
Bentley: What is it, Major Lawrence, that attracts you personally to the desert?
Lawrence: It's clean.
Bentley: Well, now, that's a very illuminating answer.
That thing in the desert is my favorite week of the year, and for the past three years I've led a sunrise climb of the nearby and iconic Old Razorback mountain (Mount Trego on old topo maps). Any sunrise in the desert is a sight to behold, but from 1500' above the vast, seemingly endless playa and a temporary city of 80,000 people, well, it's indescribable.