I've been really wanting to spend some experimental time in a desert area. I think they're really beautiful & alive in their own way.
@tty recommended readings about Desert naturalism in the style of Berry, Edward Abbey's Desert Solitaire :)
I've been really inspired by Matt Graham, who has been pursuing a personal understanding of indigenous methods of thriving in nature (esp. desert environments). https://www.simonandschuster.com/books/Epic-Survival/Matt-Graham/9781476794686
Sunbeam City is a anticapitalist, antifascist solarpunk instance that is run collectively.