Rock Hill Trail: Birdwatching at the Sonny Bono Wildlife Refuge

This two-mile trail in the Sonny Bono Wildlife Refuge, right on the Salton Sea, is one of the best ways to explore the shoreline and see the vast array of birds that make the area their home during migrations. The trail is a nice leisurely walk with a short climb at the end, and I […]

Salton Sea State Recreation Area: Camping, Dead Fish & Amazing Sunsets

Salton Sea is worth a visit, don’t let anyone else tell you different. There is just so much to see on a trip there, from crazy art to banana museums. If you want to learn about the water and its job in shaping the area though you really need to visit the state recreation area. At the […]

Salton Sea: Attractions, Art, Mud Volcanoes and Dead Fish

The Salton Sea is one of those really unique parts of California history that has changed a lot in the last century. Originally a destination location for Hollywood’s elite to play at, now this park is a much more desolate and somewhat smelly place that gets a lot fewer visitors. In that, however, there is […]

Bombey Beach Ruins

This is one of those places I absolutely love but I am not sure if others will or not. It is a total gem for photographers looking to capture a stunning example of urban decay in an area that has a background of a beautiful lake admits the rubble. You will probably see no one […]

East Jesus: Salton Sea’s Artistic Community

Since I was doing a complete guide to the Salton Sea I knew I needed to see as much as possible. Everyone knows about Salvation Mountain, but few have ventured past it and Slab City to the unique desert art community known as East Jesus. East Jesus gets it’s name from a slang term that […]

Boiling Mud Pots of the Salton Sea

If you are wanting to see something really unique in a area full of unique things ( Salvation Mountain and dead fish on the beach anyone?) make sure to find your way over to the Salton Sea mud pots. I do have to put a disclaimer that people have said the ground is not to […]

Salvation Mountain: Photos and Stories from a Truly Unique Mountain

Salvation Mountain is one of those little know gems that you stumble upon and can’t really decide whether it is awesome or inspiring or both. It is nested in the heart of the Salton Sea (which has its own unique backstory) in a town called Niland and truly does have to be experienced to be believed. […]