If you find abandoned buildings, vehicles, and discarded furniture scenic, then Scenic Highway lives up to its name.
Co-explorer Kara and I arrived in this unfamiliar part of town on bicycle with her dog, Miss Lola Mae, trotting alongside for protection.
As Kara, another newcomer by way of North Carolina, observed, it looks almost Caribbean here sometimes. I've never been, but knew what she meant.
The money shot of the day was found just past the corrugated-metal building on the left, and is found here after the jump.