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mudpots and power plant in the desert #saltonsea
On a spirit journey on a tropical island, sponsored by an organic locally sourced coffee bean delivery service, stewarded by rescue cats on electric scooters? Or a random palm tree farm next to the Salton Sea that you saw out of the corner of your eye and went 3 miles out of your way to make a u-turn across highway traffic to go back and experience? . Make your own reality.
Not far from the Mexican border, just south of the Salton Sea, sits the tiny farm town of Niland, CA. The streets here are wide, built with big expectations, but the town is dead quiet, save for the occasional freight train passing through. Amidst the alfalfa fields and tired houses, a massive neoclassical structure towers above Main Street. The Romanesque behemoth was the First National Bank, built in 1922. Back then, the town, originally called Old Beach, was being heavily advertised as an agricultural utopia. One such ad called the are the โ€œValley of the Nile,โ€ hence the name, Niland. The grand bank building and commercial center were constructed in preparation for a large influx of investors and residents. However the town did not grow nearly to the scale anticipated. Seven years later, the Great Depression crashed the economy and the bank eventually closed. In 1974, it was acquired by a small recycling company. Itโ€™s unclear who owns it now or what the state of the interior is. The windows and doors are boarded up and plastered with no trespassing signs. And so it stands in a dust covered town, a monument to hubris. #abandoned #abandonedcalifornia #abandonedplaces #urbex #exploring #jeepadventures #saltonsea #waypointswest @itsabandoned
Another beautiful place. Indio-located in Coachella Valley, CA. Few miles away from Palm Springs. Desert all around. Its hot during the day and chilly during night. Visiting Joshua Tree National Park was a unique experience in itself. . . #trip #california #desert #palmsprings #coachella2018 #family #instagood #instatravel #saltonsea #joshuatree #indio #instausa #instapic #picoftheday
What can only be described as walking on teeth. ๐Ÿ˜ฌ #SaltonSea #DeathTrap
@CoachellaValley This is the way to camp, La Quinta Cove style โ˜€๏ธ๐ŸŒต- by Featured Photographer @photosbylauragreen #CoachellaValleyOutdoors #Camping #LaquintaCove #Outdoors
#SaveOurSea : It's California's most important body of water and it's vanishing before our eyes. Watch KMIR News all month long as we feature the #SaltonSea . The past, present, health impacts, and it's future. Thursday's at 6PM, only on KMIR News!
Todayโ€™s โ€œLow Tideโ€ vignette. Donโ€™t miss this series on the #SaltonSea throughout May on @kmirnews !
God is loveโค๏ธ๐Ÿ–Œ๐ŸŽจ #salvationmountain #saltonsea #god #sundayfunday
#BombayBeach Drive-In #art installation #saltonsea
Unfortunately my phone/camera died just before I got to the shore. Wish I could share with you just how vast and eerie the Salton Sea is. Youโ€™ll just have to go take a look for yourself...hereโ€™s a hand made map to help. ๐Ÿ˜‹ #saltonsea #CA #oasisinthedesert #history #protectwater
Had to take a pic of the salton sea last Thursday had a fun camping trip with some friends #saltonsea #saveoursea
Love this place. Shooting round those mean streets of Bombay Beach ๐Ÿ˜† #bombaybeach #saltonsea #landscapephotography #urbanart #urbandecay #desertlife #streetphotography #streetart
A few brews before the Apocalypse. #35mm #kodak #film #skiinn #bombaybeach #saltonsea
๐Ÿ˜… #TravelMemories - June 4, 2016 and more #memories of #crosscountry trips: Part Deux (see last video for the first part). We discover we are facing Mexico -not driving alongside it - and are, instead, skirting the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. We had to go this far south before cutting over on bigger highways because of a shooter on I-10 around Phoenix and were already running late (long story) so we wanted to pick up i-8 for a while and headed that way. It was such a different world to us out there, though near or far my husband apparently can't stop biting off his cuticles and nails instead of using my manicure set when we stopped next...:-P #thebazaartraveler #westcoasttowestcoast #roadtrip #adventure #video #california #saltonsea #duststorm #sandstorm #travelingtech #travel #life #documentary #diary #truckfinley #cadillacroadtrip
Follow The Rainbow Colored Road
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#stcroix ๐Ÿ’œ @ gypsywild.com
At speed... love my #iconvehicledynamics #coilovers make for smooth mobbin in the #toyotatacoma #saltonsea
Happy Monday, everyone! Since I know the start of the week can be weird and overwhelming, I want to help distract you by showcasing this weird place with an overwhelming smell that literally feels like you've stepped into an alternate dimension or post-apocalyptic film! . The Salton Sea was formed by an engineering mistake. In 1905, irrigation canals were created to get water from the Colorado River to help agriculture, but the water overwhelmed the canals and flowed into the Salton Basin until 1907. It is now the largest lake in California, and since water can only leave the lake by evaporation, is 30% saltier than the ocean. . The man-made lake once supported resort area and a thriving population of fish and birds, but due to increasing salty, toxic runoff pollution and algal blooms, the lake's resorts have been abandoned and the wildlife is dying out. The shores are white due to the bones of the fish that wash up, and don't even get me started on the odor! . Even so, the Salton Sea and surrounding abandoned beach towns are fascinating to check out. Head to my stories to see more shots from Bombay Beach, a tiny town on the lake with a population of 295 and the lowest U.S. cmmunity below sea level! . . .. . . . . . . . .#bombaybeach #saltonsea #sheisnotlost #girlsthatwander #ladiesgoneglobal #ladieslovetravel #travelislife #travelinstyle #travelinspired #desertvibes #desertlife #desertliving #uniqueplaces #teamkaptainkenny #hapatrotters #iamtb #livecolorfully #mytinyatlas #mytraveldiary #travelstory #californiagirl #california #tlpicks
What? . Discovered: a plastic wrapped house at the Salton Sea . #bombaybeachbiennale #what #saltonsea #californiaadventure #girlboss
These amazing trees grow an average of only 1.5 inches per year, can live for hundreds (even thousands) of years, and have roots reaching up to 36 feet!
Scooters for Jesus
On the road to salvation
Happy Monday. Weโ€™ll be busy getting the LC fixed this week so we can go play again. #land cruiser #4runner #toyotacrew #filipinosinthedesert #saltonsea #explore
I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of sceneryโ€”air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, "This is what it is to be happy. -Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar ๐Ÿ“ธby @mtalty
Can you do this?๐Ÿ‘€ For more๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป @wealthytraveller ๐Ÿ“ธ @highonlife . . . . . #salto #saltonsea #backflip #backflips #beachvibes #summervibes
Nein, hier haben wir keinen Strandurlaub gemacht. Am Salton Sea sehen wir eine von Menschen verursachte und verlassene Naturkatastrophe... es stinkt nach totem Fisch weil das Wasser so salzig ist, dass quasi nichts mehr hier รผberleben kann. Die Luft sollte man eigentlich auch nicht dauerhaft einatmen. Trotzdem leben vereinzelt noch Menschen zwischen den Bruchbuden in diesem gespenstischem Ort. #bombaybeach #saltonsea #california #roadtrip #usa #lostplaces #traveling #Urlaub #Reisen #Strand
๐Ÿ_ 1์‹œ์ฏค #salvationmountain ์— ๋„์ฐฉํ•˜๊ธฐ๊นŒ์ง€~ 11์‹œ๋ถ€ํ„ฐ ํ•œ์‹œ๊ฐ„ ๋„˜๋Š” ์‹œ๊ฐ„๋™์•ˆ ์ดํ† ๋ก ์ฒ ์ €ํžˆ ๋ฒ„๋ ค์ง„๋•…์ด ์žˆ์„ ์ˆ˜๊ฐ€ ์žˆ๋‚˜ ์‹ถ๋„๋ก ์•„๋ฌด๊ฒƒ๋„ ์—†์—ˆ๋˜ #saltonsea 30๋ถ„ ๋งˆ๋‹ค ์ €..๋ฉ€๋ฆฌ ๋™๋„ค๊ฐ€ ๋‚˜์˜ค๊ธดํ•˜๋‚˜ ํ๊ฐ€์— ๋‹ค ๋ฌธ์ด ๋‹ซํžŒ์ƒํƒœ ์•ž์ฐจ๋„ ์—†๊ณ  ๋”ฐ๋ผ์˜ค๋Š” ๋’ท์ฐจ๋„ ์—†๊ณ  ์‹ฌ์ง€์–ด ๋ฐ˜๋Œ€ํŽธ ์ฐจ์„ ์กฐ์ฐจ ์ •์ ์ด..._ ์˜จ์‚ฌ๋ฐฉ์ด ๊ณ ์š”ํ•˜๊ณ  ์„œ๋Š˜ํ•œ ์ •๋ง‰์ด ํœ˜๊ฐ๊ธฐ๋Š” ์ธ์ ์ด ํ•˜๋‚˜๋„ ์—†๋Š” ๋ฌ˜~ํ•œ ์ง€๋Œ€์˜€๋‹ค . . . . #๋ฉ”์นด #meca #niland #์—ฌํ–‰ #์Šค๋ƒ…์‚ฌ์ง„ #์‚ฌ์ง„ #์ผ์ƒ #ํ•œ๋ฒˆ๋” ๊ฐ„๋‹ค๋ฉด #์ €๋…๋…ธ์„ ์งˆ ๋ฌด๋ ต ๊ทธ๋•Œ ์ธ๊ฐ„๋“ค์ด ์ข€ ๋งŽ๊ณ  ๊ฐˆ๋•Œ #์™ธ๋กญ์ง€ ์•Š์Œ#gasstation #์ฃผ์œ ์†Œ #ํ˜ธ์ˆ˜ #๊ธธ #๋ฌด์„œ์›Œ #๊ฐœ์…๋งˆ์ด์›จ์ด #๋‹ฌ๋ ค #california
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