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...and there was Mono

For me, it all started from Monolake - one of the most hypnotizing deep techno projects in the world. Then, I've realized that the name followed Mono lake, located in Mono county near the Mono city, California. Digged for more info, it turned that the lake has a long psychodelic history: for example, some photos for Pink Floyd "Wish You Were Here" album were shot there.

For me, it all started from Monolake – one of the most hypnotizing deep techno projects in the world. Then, I’ve realized that the name followed Mono lake, located in Mono county near the Mono city, California. Digged for more info, it turned that the lake has a long psychodelic history: for example, some photos for Pink Floyd “Wish You Were Here” album were shot there.

The lake water is very salty (kinda similar to Israeli Dead Sea), so should one choose to swim in it, he could never drown. The main lake inhabitant is kinda microscopic shrimp, probably delicious for the migrating birds that choose the region for a short stop.

Near the lake there are several craters of vulcans that fell asleep in the down of mankind.

Drive along Yosemite stunning scenic routes up to the lake, make a short stop at Mono city shop to buy a magnet with tufa tower photos (not mandatory, of course – still, the interesting fact is that one of the girls from the shop have heard about the Monolake project!) and proceed to the very short route toward the lake to stay there as long as you can, watching the birds and taking some really psychedelic pics :)

Useful links:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monolake
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mono_Lake
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panum_Crater

written by breakphreak

2 comments

  1. azurblue

    azurblue

    The second shot is gorgeous ! What a double !

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  2. breakphreak

    breakphreak

    @azurblue thanks :) That morning before the drive to Mono lake, me and my friend Nick were not sure if it worth 6 hours in each direction. But when we've got there the only thing we could do was to jump, yelling "wow wow wooooow!" :)

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