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... too desolate for me but beautiful country. I am really happy to have tracked my trip through this area.
This thought brings to mind what these 5 Great American Foundations are doing for people and families around the USA. They are helping people and families through a very difficult time so they don't feel alone in their struggle. We need to support these foundations. There are tickets ...
Remember a few entries back I talked about the 'dream'? Well these next entries are going to add to it. Three quite different places, three unique dreams, three separate experiences and yet, somehow these three all speak to me as one thing. Salvation Mountain - Niland, Colorado Desert, Imperial County, California. Go out of Los Angeles and you soon find yourself in a wilderness...they say California is the one US State where you can surf the sea in the sunshine of the morning ...
... Road is ****** in some places, worse thant Baja Peninsula, for crying' out loud. Went through the Box Canyon where the Mormon pioneers squeezed their wagons through - it's hard to believe they could survive that trip, but maybe that's why they're prosperous and flourishing.
Went though the Los Coyotes Band of Cahuilla and Cupeno Indian Tribes land, through Dripping Springs (yikes!) and stumbled on a state park with hot springs, ...
... native Americans, flood it. Maybe not.
But that created the urgent need for a dam, which created the Hoover Dam in Black Canyon. The Salton Sea became a resort area with upscale communities springing up on its edges, but as the sea has no natural influx, it has receded over the decades, leaving it briny, unfit for fish or anything else, and the towns virtually abandoned. Interesting to see them, but pitiful just the same.
So, here's some pix.
Ok, I've been slacking on this blog. Maybe that's why I'm called a "full-time slacker". Uggh.
Anyway, from Flagstaff we schlepped it all the way to Dateland where we stayed at the Oasis RV Resort for a week where we had been a couple of years before in our wanderings. Thought it would be fun to chill out and gather ourselves, but we didn't count on BOOOORRRING!!! It's actually a very nice park, well designed and maintained with ...