A hotel, a rusted camel and some death spoons.

 

When you visit Winslow, Arizona you have to stand on the corner.

But you also have to visit La Posada…

 

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It’s a sprawling old place, rich with history.

 

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Abandoned for years but now lovingly restored and brought back to life.

 

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Southwest colors and Spanish touches abound.

 

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Including some lovely wrought iron…

 

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And a rusted camel.

 

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The interior is a bit of a maze…

 

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With arches….

 

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Bright colors…

 

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Elaborate entrance ways…

 

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And room upon room….

 

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Of antiques…

 

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And funky art.

As well as a giant angry chicken.

 

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Because really, what hotel is complete without one?

 

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The owner is an artist named Tina Mion and her works are scattered throughout the hotel.

 

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Including this mural of suicides.

Yes, you read that correctly.

Take a closer look…

 

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Thinking this was a little odd….

I walked on.

 

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And found these.

 

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Death spoons!

 

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Now you have to admit…

These beat grandma’s Florida gator and Liberty Bell spoons all to Hell!

 

22 thoughts on “A hotel, a rusted camel and some death spoons.”

  1. I say NO to the death spoons. Too creepy for me. But I do like the shade of dusty terra cotta on the wall behind the table with the chess set on it. Once upon a time I dreamed of painting our dining room that color… [Not the point of your post, I realize– but it’s early here and I’m freezing cold– indulge me.]

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    1. I’m twisted enough to have enjoyed death spoons but I understand they’re not everyone’s cup of tea… or tea stirrers as the case may be.
      As for wall color, I’m the same. I have great visions of marvelous colors yet live with ivory.

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  2. I know artists are weird, but I wonder about the people who own the place decorating with so much death-fetish art….that seems even weirder. I guess anything to get attention!

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