Griffith Park’s namesake was a millionaire industrialist with a squeaky clean reputation in Los Angeles’ philanthropic community. Until that all changed in 1903.
Everything you didn’t know about the secret wild history of Griffith Park & its enigmatic founder. Read the narration text & more details of this park’s weird history on my blog.
Fascinating history of the Mont Saint Michel in northern France. The tidal island has been home to the Monastery of Saint Michael since the 8th century, but has been inhabited in some form or another since before the Roman Empire.
Exploring Glass Beach, on the California coast. Once a dump site for thousands of pounds of trash, it is now a major tourist attraction located only a couple of hours north of San Francisco on highway 1.
An unincorporated community on the eastern edge of Oregon state, in 2017 Lime was in the path of totality for the North American solar eclipse. I spent a morning exploring the skeletons of this once thriving cement factory, which was decommissioned officially in the 1980's. The site is remote & was home to both ruin & many layers of beautiful graffiti art, before being torn down in 2018.