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The Salton Sea

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With a bit of time to kill between a friends wedding in San Diego and the first weekend of Coachella, I stopped off at Stone Brewery (best place in Southern California).
 

 
After I filled up a growler with 2 liters of Arrogant Bastard ale it was off to a trip around the Salton Sea… a bizarre inland sea that sits in the middle of the desert. The Sea was created by a flood in 1905, in which water from the Colorado River flowed into the area. It is now fed by delicious agricultural runoff.
 

 

At one point it was developed as a resort destination, but most of the shores have long since been abandoned, giving the whole place an eerie dead feel, reminiscent of a nuclear weapon testing range.
The beaches are littered with the skeletons of fish and shacks that have been desecrated over the years with uncontrolled sea level changes.

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Written by Cameron Brown

April 16th, 2012 at 2:25 pm

Happy Coachella – Weekend #1

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Last year you robbed me of my laptop, my cellphone, my basic liver function and most of my dignity… but I got them all back and now I’m back for more.
HAPPY COACHELLA!

Written by Cameron Brown

January 13th, 2012 at 11:13 am

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Southbound

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Here are a few snaps from a quick trip down the coast through Oregon and California with Izabela and Clare my awesome craigslist hitchhiking roadtrip companions (who thankfully didn’t gut me and steal all my jerky). The plan was to hug The Pacific Coast Highway, but apparently it fell into the ocean… along with our plans.

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Written by Cameron Brown

April 24th, 2011 at 8:08 am