The inside of the abandoned adobe motel in Gila Bend, AZ.
Motels have been in decline for decades – even Norman Bates knew that – and these abandoned motels illustrate a fundamental shift in travel trends.
Julie and I went back to the abandoned motel used for one of the chapters in our Abandoned Places: Abandoned Memories (Desert Edition) book. It's changed a bit. The last time, there was a TV out front, now, a black bird with its hea...
( Forgotten community church ) ( Forgotten on a rural route )( Summer blight )( Cactus road )( Abandoned tourist motel )( Dead tree, coming storm )( turkey vulture and dead rattlesnake )( abandoned motel sign )( tumbleweed )