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Road to Opals in Nevada

I took a special trip with my dad a couple years ago to mine for opals. The desert landscapes were very photogenic. We left from Winnemucca, which is definitely not a made-up town in the middle of nowhere Slightly cloudy … Continue reading

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Chico Pt. 2 – Old Buildings and New

I will have more natural wonders of the Chico area in another series from a separate trip, but this post is about mostly the built environment of the downtown area. There are so many beautiful old buildings in the downtown … Continue reading

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Chico Pt. 1 – National Forest Arboretum and Seed Orchard

Sorry no Washington state yet, I saw my pics from a trip to Chico were next in line. However, this gem of a city in the north sacramento valley is an excellent place or a day trip or a weekend … Continue reading

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Sacramento River Cruise

Have you ever been on one of those European River Cruises? Well this is nothing like that, but the river cruise here in Sacramento has a fun flavor of its own. The boat was a bit lackluster to say the … Continue reading

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