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Roswell and the Truth About Aliens

Roswell and the Truth About Aliens

“The coolest part about Roswell is the way in which almost the entire city has embraced its strange alien-reputation. Every shop, whether they sell electronics or hand-made soaps has found even the smallest way of incorporating the little green guys into their aesthetic and offerings.”

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Road Map of a Broken Heart

Road Map of a Broken Heart

“You lose things when you travel, no matter how tight your packing-game may be or how many times you’ve triple-checked the hotel room. I’ve lost a lot of things throughout this journey. I lost a pair of sunglasses in Las Cruces, and a charger somewhere in Texas. I left t-shirt in Alabama, and, I lost my heart in Seattle.”

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The Grand Canyon, One of the Natural Wonders of the World

The Grand Canyon, One of the Natural Wonders of the World

“you can see up to 2 billion years of this history within the Canyon’s mile depth. The nearby Pueblo natives considered this a holy site, making pilgrimages here regularly. Today more than 5 million people make pilgrimages of their own, and I would say that if anything would qualify as a “holy” experience, the Canyon would certainly be a contender.”

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Las Vegas, the Neon Oasis

Las Vegas, the Neon Oasis

“The nighttime desert landscape, typically pitch black except for starlight, was suddenly interrupted by a river of glowing, vivid light. It was like a synthetic milky way competing with the actual one for visibility here, in the closest thing you can get to the middle-of-nowhere. Marvelous, colorful, and just a bit ostentatious, the scene was a perfect microcosm for what Las Vegas is really about – spectacle!”

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Cholla Cactus Garden

Cholla Cactus Garden

“There is an almost Seussian quality about them, a result of the aforementioned color and fuzziness combined with the awkward way in which their limbs grow as they age. Cholla Cactus Garden, therefore, looks much like something you’d expect to find in Whoville”

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California’s Painted Canyon

California’s Painted Canyon

“hard lines of separation between vividly emerald-colored limestone, streaked with veins of marble and other sediment such as sandstone and granite or chalky white stone. This myriad of geological offerings is the culprit behind the tapestry of colors that has inspired the very name “Painted Canyon.”

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