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The ‘Loneliest Road in America’ – Native Americans, Pony Express and stunning Great Basin National Park!

We had long heard of the unique allure of Hwy. 50, “the Loneliest Road in America” as it crosses the Great Basin of central Nevada. But, it had been almost 30 years since we drove quickly across that old highway – we vowed to take in the sights and its history on a trip to […]

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Vacation recommendations from fellow travelers; northern CA and Oregon!

A few weeks ago, I put out a request to Facebook pals to share their favorite vacation destination, within a 5-6 hour drive of Stockton and San Joaquin County (and to send a picture or two, if they had one).  Here are a few early suggestions; I will share more as I get them: Bend, […]

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San Francisco’s Hyde Street Pier, once part of US Hwy. 101, offers living history amid historic ships!

  Only the Captain and his family had luxury quarters on the 1886 Balclutha; the balance of the 29 person crew lived a much more Spartan lifestyle! Across the pier from the ferry Eureka is the old Eppleton Hall, built a hundred years ago in England, a side-wheel steel tug that once plied the Bay.   […]

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