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    The Salton Sea. I must go.


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    Salvation Mountain.


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    Pioneertown.


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    Cabazon Dinosaurs.




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    Gram Parsons' room at the Joshua Tree Inn.


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    Joshua Tree. Obviously.


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    Palm Springs Aerial Tramway.


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    Soundbath in the Integratron.


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    Before/After/Between Coachella(s). Also I'm pretty sure at least 2 of those aren't real but actually outtakes from a Michel Gondry shoot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Courtney View Post
    Gram Parsons' room at the Joshua Tree Inn.

    I did this - sort of - before Coachella one year. I went to the spot in JTNP where they tried to burn his casket, and which is now sort of an unofficial Gram shrine. Then I went to the Joshua Tree Inn and sat in the parking lot but couldnt' figure out how to go in to the lobby and ask to see Gram's room without feeling like a total freak. Plus I was hungry. so I left.
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    Anyone know who the guy in the Cardinals jersey is? I've seen him in pictures on the board and I thought I saw him this year.

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    Salton Sea was depressing, everything else I endorse.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Courtney View Post
    Soundbath in the Integratron.

    i really want to do this. really.

    looks really feasible, too.

    http://www.integratron.com/6ComeOnIn/ComeOnIn.html

    costs to have it all to yourself or your group for an hour:
    Private Sound Bath Fees:

    Cost for 1 person is $60**

    Cost for 2-4 is $35** per person

    Cost for 5-9 is $25** per person

    Cost for 10 or more is $20** per person
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    I definitely need to explore the Cabazon Dinosaurs, especially since it's all a big creationism museum.
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    VEGAS

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    Lots of GREAT ideas, Courtney - some of them I've never even heard of, so thanks.

    Allow me to add the Imperial Sand Dunes near El Centro. You can stop by Salton Sea along the way if you'd like. It's a good 100+ minute drive from Indio, but get an early enough start and it's worth the trip.

    Especially when there's some night races going on...




    Quote Originally Posted by Boourns View Post
    I definitely need to explore the Cabazon Dinosaurs, especially since it's all a big creationism museum.
    So true. For the longest time I wanted to get my family together for a picture there... and hire Fred Savage and Christian Slater to pose with us.

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    C'mon, Simone, let's talk about your big but(t).

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    I'd contribute to this discussion but I'm still busy reminiscing about the halcyon days of punk. You know, the mid-90s.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fourthisto View Post
    Allow me to add the Imperial Sand Dunes near El Centro. You can stop by Salton Sea along the way if you'd like. It's a good 100+ minute drive from Indio, but get an early enough start and it's worth the trip.

    Especially when there's some night races going on...

    Oh my gosh that's awesome. I'm adding the dunes to my list.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JustSteve View Post
    i really want to do this. really.
    Steve I will do it with you! Let's get a group of 10 together so we can go cheap.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SoulDischarge View Post
    Before/After/Between Coachella(s).
    Good call. I have pretty much effectively excised from my brain the idea that there even are two Coachellas for 2012.

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    Oooh I vant to go.

    9/12: Shifted @ Mercer
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    Quote Originally Posted by TomAz View Post
    I did this - sort of - before Coachella one year. I went to the spot in JTNP where they tried to burn his casket, and which is now sort of an unofficial Gram shrine. Then I went to the Joshua Tree Inn and sat in the parking lot but couldnt' figure out how to go in to the lobby and ask to see Gram's room without feeling like a total freak. Plus I was hungry. so I left.
    Aw. As far as I understand, they still rent out the room. So you probably wouldn't have been able to see it anyway because a guest may very well have been occupying it.

    Was the shrine cool?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Courtney View Post
    Aw. As far as I understand, they still rent out the room. So you probably wouldn't have been able to see it anyway because a guest may very well have been occupying it.

    Was the shrine cool?
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    Anyone know who the guy in the Cardinals jersey is? I've seen him in pictures on the board and I thought I saw him this year.

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