A long abandoned, and now defunct, camp just off Route 66 on the way to Oatman AZ.
OK, so it’s not really the New York skyline. It’s the New York New York Hotel and Casino skyline in Las Vegas NV.
But it will have to do!
… in a galaxie far, far away…
Graffiti on an abandoned Western Motel and Casino in beautiful downtown Las Vegas
It’s amazing that the amount of news that happens in the world every day always just exactly fits the newspaper.
There was no insignia on this truck, parked in the middle of the desert near Area 51. Maybe it was used to transport alien bodies for dissection?
“Parents and schools should place great emphasis on the idea that it is all right to be different. Racism and all the other ‘isms’ grow from primitive tribalism, the instinctive hostility against those of another tribe, race, religion, nationality, class or whatever. You are a lucky child if your parents taught you to accept diversity.”
According to the park website, “about 5 people” have died due to falls from Angels Landing in the 100 years since the park was established. About 5? Yeah, maybe last week! This is the most dangerous hike I have ever attempted. Hanging off the side of a cliff by a chain while trying to find a foothold is not my idea of fun.
Only five deaths?
You’ve got to be kidding me.
I saw the film “Shane” when I was just a kid. The child actor was Brandon De Wilde. Since that day, I wanted to be him, until I found out he was killed in a car accident when he was only thirty.
The image above reminds me of that film.