Erik Gauger

Erik Gauger is the author of the acclaimed travelogue Notes From The Road. A version of this article originally appeared in Compass Cultura.

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The Fabled California Vacation Spot That Became an Environmental Wasteland

The Salton Sea was once lined with booming tourist towns. Now it’s an ecological nightmare where elderly eccentrics and bearded messiahs relish living off the grid.