Tag Archives: History

Mission Post #3 – San Juan Bautista

The northernmost mission on my trips to central California missions was in San Benito County off highway 101. The old Camino Real, or Royal Road, that connected each mission within more or less one day’s horse ride, abuts the property … Continue reading

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Missions pt. 2 – Soledad

Next on the list from my trips to see the missions in Central California was La Soledad, near the town of the same name. Back of the restored church with the classic Camino Real bell Unfortunately, due to the materials … Continue reading

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Mission San Antonio – Off the Beaten Path

Again sorry for delay, you’ll see why with this gigantic post. I was working in southern Monterey County last year and was able to check out the mission outside of town before heading home one week. Mission San Antonio is … Continue reading

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Dark Day Fungus and Camptonville Cemetery

After the limited fall rains in 2015, I headed up for some mushroom hunting to see if I could find some fungus in the dark, wet corners of the national forest land. Bullard’s Bar is a lake in Yuba County … Continue reading

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