“Often referred to as the world’s most idyllic bomb site, the Marieta Islands were used as bomb practice by the Mexican government in the early 1900s. But after an uproar from the community, the government cease their bombing and declared the island a natural park. Over the years, tides have brought sand and water in to fill these holes, creating breathtaking beaches hidden from the outside world.” (from here)
Oh no, he’s already thinking about it! http://images.lpcdn.ca/435×290/200912/05/129585-richard-bronson-projet-vaisseau-virgin.jpg
Thanks, Stef. Cool book; I’ll check it out in the library for the weekend. Some nice light reading on Superbowl Sunday?
new means of earth-moving, don’t tell Richard Branson…
The US’s history with islands is intriguing and terrifying. After I read Island of Shame by David Vine, I became convinced we needed a Deleuzian analysis of military striation of the smooth space of the sea. It’s an amazing book: