The Salton Sea

Last weekend, Joe and I drove 3.5 hours to the Salton Sea and its surrounding communities. If you want to see a real-life version of Gummo, look no further than the Imperial Valley. I simply can’t believe that these places exist in America.  The Salton Sea itself is beautiful but stinky and littered with the remains of dead fish; the sand is composed of pulverized fish bones. Despite some unpleasantness, the area is totally worth a looksee; I plan to return soon and also visit Salvation Mountain.

The Salton Sea

 

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