Her pet turtle burped as she took the photo and the turtle focused for the first time. I have no idea who Lorena or Ike are, and I had to google Mauway. I think it’s somewhere in the Philippines near Manila. All I know is that they make great reusable large envelopes and folders there.
I searched for the location, and it turns out to be in the Gobi Desert in Monglolia. A Reddit commenter added this:
“Its not a house, but a restaurant by the Flaming Cliffs/Dinosaur fossil site in the Gobi Desert in Mongolia. It’s not as big as it looks, and this pic is quite old. It’s a bit dilapidated now. 44°10’31.54″N 103°41’49.39″E“
No GoogleMaps Street View – there ain’t no streets.
[Image found here.]
Tinius the Cybernetic Turtle c1950 – An engineering student takes a robot through its paces, 1950. [RH-2013- Although looking like a turtle (tortoise) which suggests being a Grey Walter-inspired machines, With it two “eyes” appearing as though it is fixed to the steering, suggests more that it is just phototropic i.e. it is attracted to and will follow a light source as per Norbert Wiener’s Moth.]