How can you resist a site calling itself “Mustard Gas Party“? Bring the hot dogs and gas masks, it’s time to visit some modern ruins in this site full of very nicely done photography.
No posts yesterday since AUDC was in Quartzsite, taking photographs and doing research for publications soon to appear in ACTAR’s upcoming book on the desert, the next issue of Cabinet Magazine, and AUDC’s first book (also with ACTAR and due out later this year), the Stimulus Progression. Quartzsite, of course, is the town of 5,000 in the summer that swells to up to 1.5 million in the winter due to an influx of snowbirds.
More on Quartzsite at the AUDC site.
Some preliminary images from our helicopter ride:
In response to a call for the Seven New Wonders of the World, BldgBlog presents some incredible suggestions. To these, I would certainly have to add Quartzsite, Arizona, which I hope to visit again in the next two weeks.
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The Italian Government Tourist Board warns would-be tourists to Italy NOT to purchase fakes while there. At the same time, we all know that archaeological treasures and antiquities can’t leave Italy or trouble follows.
So what if you buy a forged antiquity? Do you get to keep it as long as you pay the fines?