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Historic Murphys and a Botanical Garden

Happy New Year! To start off, let’s head up into the foothills to the small town of Murphys, the Queen of the Sierra. It is located right off Highway 4, east of Stockton. We started at Ironstone Vineyards, a large … Continue reading

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Hidden Los Padres National Forest Pt. 3

Shout out to Jack and Jessica for hosting me up in Seattle, I’ll have a special post up soon from that trip. To finish off the trip to the north-eastern section of Los Padres National Forest, here are more wildflowers … Continue reading

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Hidden Los Padres Pt. 2

This next post focuses on wildflowers and the Encinales ranch. I think this is Chinese Houses again   Yellow lupine And purple, apologies for the lack of focus A cool red one that didn’t show up very well There was … Continue reading

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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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