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Imperial Sand Dunes, CA

Imperial Sand Dunes

(Glamis CA) The Imperial Sand Dunes extends 40 miles long and up to 10 miles wide, covering 1,000 square miles, from around Niland CA to the Mexican border near Los Algodones. That makes it one of the largest OHV areas in the United States. I passed through the dunes on CA-78 while headed to my […]

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Broceda Sculptures in Desert. Borrego Springs, CA

More Desert Sculptures

(Borrego Springs CA) My second day of seeking more sculptures in the desert took me to see some fantastic creatures. A different group of big metal constructions by artist Ricardo Broceda were found along the roadway, with some walking to get closer to them. These animal sculptures included horses, saber tooth cats, a mammoth, prehistoric […]

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Desert Sculptures

(Borrego Springs CA) In the desert, north and south of town, can be found large metal sculptures by artist Ricardo Broceda. Creatures from prehistoric to present appear as though they belong out there. They were commissioned by Dennis Avery (the label maker) in order to attract visitors to the area. Critters like African elephants, camels, […]

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