Monthly Archives: May 2013

West-Central Valley : Pretty in New Ways

New feature! I will post a map link of the trip on the top of each post: http://goo.gl/maps/Q4bC0 I recently went mining for the state gemstone, Benitoite, in western Fresno/eastern San Benito county. On the way through the valley, there … Continue reading

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Sutter’s Fort With A Boom

Sutter’s Fort State Park, in Downtown Sacramento, has re-enactments of life in the 1840’s. This was a real fort in the middle of nowhere, with many hostile groups surrounding the area. They built these doors with cannons on each side … Continue reading

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