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Travel Blogs from Grass Valley
Friday July 11, 2014
This morning we headed east on I-80 and then south on CA Rt. 49 to the town of Coloma and the “Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park”. This is the location of “Sutter’s Mill” and the discovery of gold by James Marshall on January 24, 1848. The museum contained relics from the California gold mining ...
Thursday July 10, 2014
This morning we got the oil changed in the truck and had it washed. After lunch we went into
Sacramento and visited “Old Sacramento”, a section along the Sacramento River that dates back to 1848 when gold was discovered in the area. ...
... pistachio trees. We turned south on I-5 and then east on I-80 to our campground in “Citrus Heights”, a Passport America campground. Today was a long day on the road, 365 miles that took us 9 hours; it was a long drive because most was on 2 lane roads that wound through and over the mountains. While it was long it was also a drive
through the beautiful country side.
... years, Sraddha just enjoyed the events without having things to do to help out. We both had many visits with our friends and family.
I even played golf yesterday in the rain. First time for that. Hadn't played in two years due to shoulder issues and had best round of the day with 3 pars and only one bogey. Woo Hoo. Makes me want to do it ...
... are as they were over a hundred years ago, except for more modern roadways. They are quite picturesque. Our hunger to visit old towns is satiated so we visit Yuba State Park and the Empire Mine State Historic Park to round out our visit.
Tomorrow we head south past Sacramento, Stockton and Santa Nella and head over to Highway 101. Our travels will be coming to a close in the next few days as we inch closer to home.