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Salvation Mountain

Friday, November 6, 2015


So the boys and I took a little road trip to Salvation Mountain 
in Niland, CA about 3 hours out of LA. 

It was verrrrry religious in nature but my favorite part was the huge banner that said Love is Universal, that fit the vibe of the shoot perfectly. 
The colors and structure were fantastic and experiencing this amazing place first hand is something I would seriously recommend- so artistic and creative!  Here is some helpful history and info via the official website that I found informative and fascinating:

"Leonard Knight's Salvation Mountain.Salvation Mountain is located in the lower desert of Southern California in Imperial County just east of the Salton Sea and about a hour and a half from Palm Springs. Salvation Mountain is Leonard's tribute to God and his gift to the world with its simple yet powerful message: "God Is Love."

Leonard's passion has lovingly created this brilliant "outsider art " masterpiece resplendent with not only biblical and religious scripture but also including flowers, trees, waterfalls, suns, bluebirds, and many other fascinating and colorful objects. 

Salvation Mountain must be seen to be fully appreciated as those who have made the journey will attest. Its 50 foot height and 150 foot breadth is made totally of local adobe clay and donated paint and is truly unique in the United States and probably the world. From its Sea of Galilee at the bottom, to the big red heart in the middle, to the cross at the very top, the reoccurring theme of "Love" is everywhere at Salvation Mountain"

































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