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Joshua Tree National Park, Salton Sea; other-worldly tour destinations for spring-time

Seeking a winter/early spring get-away in other-worldly scenery? A camping Mecca, surrounded by strange plants, alien landscape, hiking, biking and climbing opportunities and warm winter climate? Take in the intriguing stretch of California desert from Joshua Tree National Park to the Salton Sea. They’re all on your way to either Phoenix (for spring training games […]

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Man-made disaster; the eerie and deserted Salton Sea

Last week, my article featured our travels to Death Valley; from there, we were off to Yuma, AZ.  In route, we made a quick visit to the Salton Sea, a most spooky and strange story. We found Bombay Beach on the eastside of the Salton Sea. Bombay Beach, a former resort community was almost completely destroyed by huge […]

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The Salton Sea and Imperial Dam on the Colorado River; working together to prevent future floods!

An abandoned home in Bombay Beach, caused when flood waters reached almost to the home’s ceilings. Skeleton of luxury trailer home, mired in mud, at Bombay Beach Resort. The floods of 1976 and 1977, trailer homes under water along former shores of Salton Sea. The Great Flood of 1906, railroad tracks completely washed out between […]

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Salton Sea; California’s largest inland sea, surrounded by ghost resorts!

Floods of 1976, 1977 inundated resorts around the Salton Sea Once a beach-side trailer home, this unit was inundated, and buried in five feet of muck from the 1970’s floods at Bombay Beach Former home in Bombay Beach, abandoned after flooding in the 1970s Abandoned business in Bombay Beach is result of 1970s floods One of […]

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