Several resorts sprouted up around this lake, thinking that it would be the perfect vacation destination, until the land started to sink and sent families out in a hurry, leaving behind interesting snippets of their lives in the form of dolls, cereal boxes and appliances.
The sea itself has such a high salinity level (25% higher than ocean water), that it no longer sustains life and the surrounding beach is covered with the bones and skeletons of fish.
There is such a starkness to the desert, such a sense of isolation. We tried to embrace that feeling along the way.
Finally, we made it to our ultimate destination, Salvation Mountain: