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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 ...
... the Vietnam and Korea wars, and have current displays there. Wow, I took a tour through the B17, the principle bomber of WWII, and it look to be like a flying junk yard. They said it still flies, but that's like saying the moon is made out of cheese. As soon as I have full-blown amnesia I'd consider go up with them. Anyway, the "docents" a polite term for "old geezers who used to fly those pieces of ****" were very knowledgeable and told ...
... 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.
... California on 2-3 day trips. We've booked our flights to Cabo for December 16th through April 7th and are going to take a little 8 passenger Cessna from El Centro to San Diego the night before. Looking forward to that.
Since we're here looking around, we went up to Quartzite, and on to Lake Havasu City where we stayed at the Blue Water Resort and Casino in Parker. For years I've heard/read about Quartzite as the RV haven of all time, ...
... took a lot of photos of pinyardas and produce, have a bit of a headache from the sun I think, its check out time now, we will make our way to the bus station and catch the bus to encilada. Cant get over the amount of police and ambulances here, must be a lot of trouble going on at the border. Well we made it to the bus station and there was a big riot! Lots of people and police every where, I started to get a bit concerned but what could one do anyways? ...