Valentine, TX — It’s about 75 miles from Van Horn to Marfa, Texas on US Highway 90. It’s a lonely and beautiful ride, with just one town between the two cities.

So it’s somewhat surprising — if you’re not expecting it — to come upon this small building situated on a gravel lot alongside the highway with Prada merchandise visible behind its large showcase windows.

I’d previously heard about this art installation (you can read the Wikipedia entry here), but I didn’t realize it was situated right in the middle of nowhere, west Texas, and I blasted by doing about 75 mph before realizing I’d just passed it.

A quick turnaround, and here’s the resulting photo.

What do you think?

 

 

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Glen Abbott is a Florida-based travel writer & photographer specializing in motorcycle touring and travel. He is regular contributor to Harley-Davidson's HOG Magazine, and his travel features appear regularly in motorcycle magazines and other publications.

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2 Comments
  1. Jim Mahaffie

    June 6, 2013

    First reaction: WTF? Second: weird and random as hell. Third: Why? All these in about 8 seconds.

  2. Rocker79

    June 6, 2013

    my fav point of ur ride!!!

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