Category Archives: CA camping

On The Beach

South Carlsbad State Beach is a wonderful camping site — very popular and almost impossible to get into. I made reservations months ago for a beachside site. Here is what we see out our windows: We have watched California Grey … Continue reading

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Anza-Borrego Birds

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park is the largest state park in California and after lots of recent rain, about to pop with wildflowers. Here are some of the early blooms as photographed by Sally. The sunrises and sunsets here are spectacular. … Continue reading

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Camping With Dane

Monday morning, Dane and I and our faithful Vizsla Penny launched for the long trip to Sequoia National Park. Several months ago I went online to look for possibilities for campsites and wanted the mountains because I feared the temperatures … Continue reading

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2016 Trip Planning

I was watching the clock on my computer, waiting to try to reserve a site for our February visit to San Diego, as the February sites opened up at 8:00 AM August 1st (11:00 EDT). I knew that the South … Continue reading

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My Cousin Vinny – Why Do We Keep Thinking Of It?

We changed plans and moved a little east to the Salton Sea Recreation Area where we had better chances of sites with hookup, and where there are thousands of birds. It was an easy drive through the high desert and … Continue reading

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Riding Out The Storm

We had set aside two nights at Anza-Borrego Desert State Park before heading further eastward. The trip from San Diego was longer than expected because of the steep winding roads crossing the mountains. The truck did fine but the brakes … Continue reading

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California, here we come

Our son Robb and his family recently moved to Del Mar, California. While it is still a long ways from Texas, I have been hoping that we could bird in Arizona this year so .. Why not? So yesterday, I … Continue reading

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