Monthly Archives: May 2017

Pinnacle National Park

Bear Gulch reservoir at Pinnacles National Park, California Wednesday, May 24, 2017 This park is more popular during the cooler months of spring and fall.  It is located about 80 miles south of San Jose, California.  The park is known … Continue reading

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Morro Rock in Morro Bay, CA

A 581-foot  volcanic plug located just offshore from Morro Bay, California at the entrance to the Morro Bay Harbor.  It was formed about 23 million years ago. Tuesday, May 23, 2017 Our current KOA is beautiful but between the air conditioning … Continue reading

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An Abundant Land

Monday, May 22, 2017 It took the best part of the day to drive to our next destination at Santa Margarita, CA.  As we traveled I saw so many ways we use land to produce a living in this country.  … Continue reading

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Joshua Tree National Park

Sunday, May 21, 2017 Joshua Tree National Park has many acres of Joshua trees yet a forest of these trees is not as full as the trees are less plush.  The Joshua tree grows about 1.5” annually, similar to the … Continue reading

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Calico Ghost Town, California

KOA Barstow-Calico, California, Cabin 2 – our home for the next two nights We found a ghost town about three miles from the KOA.  It was another of those towns developed around mining.   This attraction had more buildings preserved … Continue reading

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Mojave National Preserve and Kelso Depot – Kelso, California

The former Kelso Depot train station built in 1924 is now the Mojave Desert National Preserve Visitor Center.  We enjoyed the shade of the two huge date palm trees in front of the depot which were part of the original landscaping. … Continue reading

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KOA Campgrounds

Friday, May 19, 2017 We caught up on laundry, grocery shopping and repacked the van before we head to California tomorrow.  I will miss our condo and hotel accommodations with WiFi and cellphone coverage along with linens provided but hey … Continue reading

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