Marissa Gawel

Photographer, Journalist

Photographer and Journalist based in Detroit, MI

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Summer is the time for road trips, and in the west that can mean desert highways, teepee motels and giant dinosaur sculptures.

Roadside attractions from Motor City to the Big Easy

Summer is the time for road trips, and in the west that can mean desert highways, teepee motels and giant dinosaur sculptures.

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