Category Archives: USA

I Went Down To The Crossroads

Quartzsite, Arizona Picture a place where quirkiness is de rigueur and places like Portland, Oregon; South Austin, Texas; Las Vegas, Nevada; and Venice Beach in Los Angeles immediately come to mind, but the unsung bastion of cheerful insanity is undoubtedly … Continue reading

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Looking For Mr. Goodsprings

Pioneer Saloon Goodsprings, Nevada The setting sun paints the Bird Spring range a muted orange as a lone vulture circles overhead; the sedan pulls into the dirt parking area with the only audible sounds being earth crunching under the tires … Continue reading

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Machine Head

Musée Mécanique San Francisco, California Those old enough to remember the plethora of amusement parks and piers along the east and west coasts will undoubtedly recall the arcades and fun houses that were well-stocked with manual pinball machines, Skee Balls, … Continue reading

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I Wish I Drove An Oscar Mayer Wiener

The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile When I explained to Hotdoggers Itzel “Schnitzel Itzel” Cruz and Kylie “Ketchup Kylie” Hodges that Trippy Food was born of the love of hitting the road less traveled with the search for unusual and interesting food, … Continue reading

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Stranger In A Strange Land

Disneyland Anaheim, California The Grand Canyon; Niagara Falls; The Space Needle; The Statue of Liberty – iconic symbols of what makes America a vast land of breathtaking wonder, and yet many Americans only dream about visiting these sites. I have … Continue reading

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