Category Archives: Motels

This was one of those little lawn sculptural elements that you occasionally find around motel signs. In this case, I’m not sure whether it was part of the original design or was added later. Does it matter? This is in or very close to Key Largo, Florida.

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The El Bambi. I’m sure I am not the only one to have shot this sign. If I were not feeling so tired and lazy now, I’d go and confirm this for myself, but I’ll bet any cursory image search of google or flickr would reveal other shots of the immortal El Bambi. No matter. […]

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Took a lot of photos on that trip, rolling through the desert in the Mighty Wagoneer with what seemed like 20 milk crates of food and camping gear in the back. Come to think of it, that’s about what we had. It was a great trip, even though it was punctuated with a few not-quite-cataclysmic […]

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Homestead, FLA. I took a shot of this sign in 1998. Just the neon sign part, at least. And the neon was lit at the time. Still worked. Red. I was using 400 film and still had to use a tripod just to get a decent shot of the neon. Now, I can get this […]

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