The Perplexing Big Bend National Park – Love it or …Meh?

Big Bend National Park is a confounding place.  One of the largest and most recommended National Parks, it is located in the South West corner of the large – large! – state of Texas.   Driving to the park from the nearest Interstate (Route 10) is a commitment – over 2 hours.  RV parks with hookups … More The Perplexing Big Bend National Park – Love it or …Meh?

Not one of our Finest Moments….America’s Japanese Internment Camp @ Manzanar, California

While traveling south on Route 395 we visited the Manzanar National Historic Site – home of the Relocation Site where almost 12,000 Japanese Americans were incarcerated during World War II. Located at the foot of the Sierra Nevada in California – Long before the first incarcerees arrived in March 1942, Manzanar was home to Native Americans, who mostly lived in villages near … More Not one of our Finest Moments….America’s Japanese Internment Camp @ Manzanar, California

Bodie California – California’s Largest Ghost Town

During our ride down Route 395, and while visiting the great Mono Lake Visitor’s Center, a Ranger guided us toward the town of Bodie – the largest Ghost Town in the West.   Bodie was quite the happening place in during the Gold Rush years of 1859 past 1881.  Founded when Waterman S. Body discovered … More Bodie California – California’s Largest Ghost Town