Monthly Archives: March 2013

Monterey California

Monterey was our re-entry point from our time in the wild Big Sur country.  Time for a minor re-stock.  We found Monterey to be a lovely small city surrounded by more lovely towns and coast.  It was the capital of … Continue reading

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California Central Coast

They call the central coast of California “the original road trip”.  We call it the nature coast.  From Morro Bay to Monterey, this part of California offers spectacular rugged coast interspersed with beautiful beaches and mountains.  We found state parks … Continue reading

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Ventura Part 2

Too much Ventura for one blog… The surrounding area offers so much.  Channel Islands National Park seeks to preserve California as it once was.  The park consists of five islands just off the coast.  The cattle and pigs which had … Continue reading

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Ventura California

Ah Ventura!  The real California.  Thats the slogan around here and it kinda sums up how we feel about this place.  When we thought about spending some time in Cal. this was the kind of place we had in mind. … Continue reading

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Joshua Tree

Just a little north of Palm Springs CA is Joshua Tree National Park.  It is a fascinating place where the Sonora and Mohave deserts meet.  The high country (3ooo to 6000 feet) is Mohave and home to the fantastic Joshua … Continue reading

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San Diego

San Diego will keep you busy.  We found a great place to stay at the Elks Lodge in Chula Vista.  Full hookup site at a good price close to many touristy things to do.  You just don’t want to venture … Continue reading

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Borrego Springs

Who ever heard of Borrego Springs California.  We hadn’t until our RV blogging friends at Wheeling It told us it was a great place to boondock.  Its just East over the mountains from San Diego in a desert bowl.  The … Continue reading

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