Category: travel

Julian, California

Julian, California

After spending time in the Salton Sea area, we headed west on Highway 78 to historic Julian, California. The scenery is beautiful as we went from below sea level desert up to 4,000+ feet above sea level. The cactus and other…

Slab City, California

Slab City

Near the Salton Sea and just beyond Salvation Mountain is Slab City – a truly unique place. It’s not really a city. There are no services, no running water, no electricity, no property ownership. Some have generators or solar panels.…

Salvation Mountain

Salvation Mountain

Salvation Mountain is art in progress. It was started over 30 years ago by Leonard Knight. He passed away in 2014, so the Mountain is currently being maintained by volunteers. We met a very nice man who answered questions and…

Bombay Beach, California

Bombay Beach, California

Bombay Beach is on the eastern edge of the Salton Sea. At 223 feet below sea level, it is the lowest city in the US. The population is around 300. If you didn’t know better, you might think that this…