Tag Archives: Roads

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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Clear Creek – Contrasting Beauty

I went hunting for minerals on some BLM land with my dad last year in the late spring in San Benito County. It was a dreary day, but we found some really cool rocks (apologies that I was not able … 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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The Road to King City

Last winter and spring I was traveling for work to King City in southern Monterey county. There is a back road that takes you to San Benito county and the Pinnacles National Park, so I took that way once. Let’s … Continue reading

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