Destroyed by the Sea, Bombay Beach – Bombay Video



Spent the night in an abandoned county park, explored the once great Bombay Beach resort town, classic cars and street art.

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  1. Just found you. Love your videos and your vibes. Yes

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  2. It is a sad and lonely place yet beautiful and tells such a story. I've watched the documentary and have been interested a good long time. Thank you for sharing it. 💛

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  3. What a complete dump and shit hole. It makes slab city look 5 star.
    The people who live in this place are trash. Trash makes trash and they are more than happy to live in a dump site.

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  4. Jimmy, you are brave walking around in there. I would have been afraid of a snake jumping out at me or stepping on a needle, etc. but it is really interesting to see. There is beauty in everything we see and yes, the sail boat was a perfect example of that.The drive in was awesome!! Seeing those puppies really was so sad. I so wish that people would spay and neuter their pets. What kind of a life will they have? I hope a good one. Thanks for taking us along. I have no idea how you find the things that you do. Love to you <3 PS guess what I am doing today???? Packing boxes for donations and listening to "the Minimalists" 🙂

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  5. I couldn't have left that place without first rescuing those puppies from that sheethole.

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  6. Interesting and, yes, sad on many levels. The sunrise pics at the beginning were gorgeous. Loved the drive in…I had one of those VW camper vans in my younger years and travelled all over the US and Canada in it. I love graffiti art – the skill level can be amazing. So is the Salton Sea kinda like a paper mill town – once u r there for a while u can’t smell it anymore?

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  7. Thanks for your point view. Love your calming way of telling a story.

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  8. Love your concept of humankind…Be respectfully of others! Interesting place..Love the land locked boat pic but sad too!! You are very introspective to life and art of the living around you! American Picker guys would have a field day with the old cars!

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  9. With a little imagination you can find art in anything. "this thing" at 16:20 is a Nash Metropolitan. At one point in America's past, they were nearly as ubiquitous as the VW beetle. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nash_Metropolitan

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  10. Great video Jimmy, really gives you a sense of the place !

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  11. Off topic, but your generator reference brought it to mind: during your "Minimalism" vid a couple days ago you mentioned your unused portable air conditioner. Carolyn mentioned in her first Mexico video she's going to have to return in April. Given that she doesn't do well in the heat, and I think she bought a portable generator last summer, perhaps you could give your portable AC to her. Someone could help her Jimmy (haha) an exhaust through her cab window.

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  12. Wow Jimmy,those opening shots are awesome I would enlarge one,frame it and hang it. So beautiful,and sad at the same time. That area touched me. Thank you for sharing it. Wow,such a sad area at the beach! Poor puppies!! Yes,respect! You are so right! At one time those houses,boat etc were worth a lot of money. I hope someone does something to help this place….Wish I were rich!!!! Neat old cars! ✌👍

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  13. Jimmy, Bombay Beach is a place we visited when I was a kid. Dirt bike riding and camping. I haven't been in a few decades. So different. I saw it when it was full of life and people…again love your blogging style….

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  14. Yes…sad indeed. Hope those puppies are cared for.

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  15. Nice video, Jimmy! It's not easy to show the beauty in sheer desolation. You caught it brilliantly! 👏
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  16. Excellent video, exploring is always the most interesting

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  17. So much art there I'll have to go look for myself, Safe Travels!

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  18. Great video Jimmy! I've seen some about the Salton but not Bombay Beach. Very cool…. What might have been…

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  19. We had a yellow and white Nash Metropolitan in 1970, lots of fun. Did a Hill climb trial in it. Shame to see all that abandonment. How smelly was the area?

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  20. Bombay Beach appears to be one evolving work of art. Priceless. Thanks Jimmy for your portrayal of it. Beautiful, your vlog took me there.

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  21. love your comment after seeing the wig and boots……"I dont know"….as a young kid we would go to salton sea and water ski…was a beautiful place then……remember you would just float so high on your back you could probably read a book without getting it wet……..onward bound Jimmy

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  22. Wow that was a great vid. Its scarey to me because I live in a town thats just that and could easily become that. Its a fishing village that became a huge tourist attraction. And when B.P. had its spill we seen how easily our town could die just that fast. That entire spring/summer season was a bust and alot of us really struggled with it. I know alot of people took advantage of the situation. But I lived thru it and it was an aweful experience. Im a server and I had alot of small business owners that lost everything because of that 1 tragedy. Its amazing how fragile our little town is and it's a huge destination for so many. The real sad part of it was our waters were clear for miles off shore and we still lost income because the news made out like the entire state of Florida was full of oil when we weren't. If the news wasnt trying to scare everyone and make it big news for their ratings we probably wouldnt have had it so bad. Condo owners and boat owners were trying their best with posting pictures to show we were fine but it didnt help really. The news made everyone stay away. And yeah there were alot of places that really had the oil everywhere but the news made it seem like all of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Texas , and Florida coast libes were just covered in it and we weren't. It was bad and alot of places had oil everywhere. But the news did more harm than anything. Sorry Im rambling but its just scarey to see that and know how easily my home town could look the same very quickly. So Im super thankful you had such an understanding way of showing that area and respecting the people's privacy. It really showed how great of a person you truely are. So thank you from the bottom of my heart. Much 💘 🐝Safe & God Bless. Take care😘😜 and I look forward to alot more videos from you. Keep up the great work.

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  23. LOL.. You made me chuckle when talking about the cars…Pacer and Gremlin. My first car was a Gremlin!

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  24. Oh the puppies, that makes me sad too!!! I hope someone is caring for them! You have a good heart Jimmy! Thanks for sharing! we all could be in that situation all too easily!

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  25. Jimmy why show only the bad part? There are people there who love it there. Its quiet, friendly and cheap to own property there. Here is a much different view of how you think the town is trashed out.

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  26. A wonderful video, Jimmy. Your curiosity is grand. No one else that I've found on You Tube has shown this area of Salton Sea with reverence. Thank you. ~db

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  27. What a great video. You could feel the absence of life there and that was sad. I would like to check that place out. Safe travels!

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  28. Thanks for sharing. It is sad. It surprises me that the Bombay Beach sign and the Drive In sign look so fresh and new, while everything else has been ruined by the sea. Maybe they keep them up for tourism reasons?

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  29. Very well done and an interesting place, great storing telling.

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  30. Ok Jimmy it IS Creepy, Scary, no way Jose. You are brave

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