Sun Valley Inn
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... side of the lake. We made good time and it was about lunch time.
I stopped in Bombay Beach at the Ski Inn Bar and Grill for a cold one and sustenance. Wendell and Jenny are the owners, great people. It seems the area was a destination water sport and fishing mecca at one time and around 20 years ago agriculture folks began buying up and closing the marinas and camp grounds. Then the State ...
... of the Bible within his art, his shrine. But you cannot deny how very powerful it is or how the dream of one man, his determination to create from his dream, is moving. One has to see the installation to really understand the magnitude of what Leonard created. It is huge. Magnificent. It stands in a desert and it shines with colour. It vibrates with creativity. It really is a labour of love. This man's tribute to his God started with a dream. ...
... climbing up those things the height of the new Freedom Tower, or looks like it. Interesting video on the sex life of these palms.
We've run out of new and interesting route here, so we came back Rt 111, which we did before then branched of 86, which we hadn't been on before. Saw the Spreckles Sugar Refinery - HOLY **** - the third largest refinery in the world and largest in the US. There's over 500,000 acres of sugar beets planted around here.
... McEntire, darn it.
Anyway, this lake was created by accident. In 1900 the California Development Company began construction of irrigation canals to divert water from the Colorado River into the "Salton Sink", a dry lake bed. Worked great and farmers had a very fertile valley....for awhile, haha. The canal filled with silt within two years, so engineers dug more canals (sort of on my principle that what's worth doing is worth OVERdoing, more yuks). ...
... sign in the window that read: "Sentinel, AZ middle of nowhere. Longest continuously running gas station in U.S., population 'about 12'". The sign also referenced that the next door building was a depot built in 1883 - and upon second look, it was indeed a depot, in the middle of nothing. Figure that.
Travis led us on a drive through the downtown Yuma to see some of the places the he and Adrienne visit. We didn't spend much time, just a quick drive through before heading ...