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Posts Tagged ‘ The Salton Sea ’

Bombay Beach

Apr 30th, 2014 | By | Category: This and That

Out of all of the Salton Sea townships that I stalked while my best friend, Robin, was visiting in March, Bombay Beach was, without a doubt, my favorite.  Situated about twenty miles south of the North Shore Beach and Yacht Club (which I blogged about here), the tiny census-designated place is made up of about two hundred homes and trailers, a great number of which are abandoned.

At 223 feet below sea level, Bombay Beach has the distinction of being the lowest city in America.  It […]

Bob’s Market from “The Fast and the Furious”

Jan 14th, 2014 | By | Category: Movie Locations

As I mentioned in my December 12th post for Los Angeles magazine’s CityThink blog, I was heartbroken upon learning the news of Paul Walker’s death.  I met Paul on December 1st, 2012, almost a year to the day of his passing, and couldn’t have been more impressed with his down-to-earth attitude and kindness.  (You can read about my experience meeting Paul on the Mike the Fanboy website here.)  For whatever reason, I had never seen what is arguably his most famous movie, The Fast and […]