Favorite Places & Spaces
glass beach, ca. Up until the late 1960s, folks would hurl their refuse – including old cars and appliances – straight over the cliffs and into the oceans. Finally the authorities put a stop to it. Over the ensuing decades, the sea performed a remarkable conjuring act, acting like a huge tumbler to winnow out the glass and turn it smooth. These days the beach resembles a gem shop.
Glass beach at Fort Bragg, California... for those who like to pick sea glass!
Festung Hohenwerfen, Austria