The mountains were so massive and colorful that he felt insignificant. The rivers and lakes eased his mind and calmed his mood. The shining sun and brilliant sky brightened his day, in more ways than one. The winding country roads were a departure from civilization. The towering trees allowed Ron to reinstate his connection with nature.
Best of all, Ron really NOTICED all these items around him, after having taken them for granted for so long. He breathed deeply.
Road trips--the ultimate escape.