Continuing down the east coast of the Salton Sea, you come across the small town of Niland, California. A couple of miles east of Niland is the “theological” art installation known as Salvation Mountain. A labor of love for the late Leonard Knight, it has developed a following in the outsider art movement and has also been featured in numerous films and music videos. It has a honeycomb of grottoes:
UPDATE: Searching The New York Times, I found this photo from Salvation Mountain:
It rang a bell. A quick check of my image files from my visit produced this image, they must have been taken minutes apart:
As well as an image that mirrors the one at the top of the post!
Tomorrow: East Jesus…