Monthly Archives: September 2012

Our First “Four-Wheeling”

Bakersfield, CA The main reason we wanted a jeep was to be able to get to some remote places accessible only with four wheel drive.  So after our visit to the Sequoia trees on Monday we headed down the mountains … Continue reading

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Trail of 100 Giants

Bakersfield, CA We had plans Monday morning to do some things around the motorhome, but the day was so nice we switched gears in the morning and headed northeast to visit some really big trees.  As we headed north on … Continue reading

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Twenty Mule Teams and the Tehachapi Loop

Bakersfield, CA On our first day with the new Jeep we invited Larry and Mary Anne Weinberg, who are traveling with us in their motorhome, to ride out to the east of Bakersfield to visit some sites in the nearby … Continue reading

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New Wheels to Tow

Bakersfield, CA When we arrived here last Tuesday we were towing this . . . When we leave next week we will be towing this . . . After completing the deal to sell the motorcycle and trailer on Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Hello Bakersfield – Goodbye Motorcycle

Bakersfield, CA After a brief stay in Mariposa to make a visit to Yosemite National Park, we left Tuesday morning and continued our journey south.  After about two hundred miles on Rte. 99 through the heart of American agriculture, we … Continue reading

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Yosemite National Park

Mariposa, CA We left cold, foggy Monterey (64 degrees) on Saturday morning and headed for hot (95 degrees) Mariposa, a small town about 50 miles outside of Yosemite, where we are parked at the Mariposa Fair Grounds.  It would have … Continue reading

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The Monterey Bay Aquarium

Monterey, CA The Monterey Bay Aquarium is located on the site of a former sardine cannery along what is known as Cannery Row.  The basic design of the aquarium pumps 2000 gallons per minute of Monterey Bay ocean water, night and … Continue reading

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