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Jim & I are overnighting in Woodland tonight. We'll be getting up @ 4am in order to catch our 6am flight to Grand Rapids, Michigan! The Clan Little is gathering at Ludington State Park for the week - some will camp & some will motel it. We'll motel it as it's difficult to fit all our camping gear into our carry-on luggage :-) Jason is driving from Reno to Ludington with his cousin, ...
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. ...
... We walked through the rest of the town on our way back and stopped in a few little stores and a coffee shop, before making our final stop in the city, Gunther's. This is the very popular ice cream shop, quite deep into the residential area of Sacramento. We arrived to see a queue going out of the shop and down the sidewalk, this meant even more that we had to try it, as the majority were locals in the line. Asking for the house special they provided us with ...
... bull came over and we actually thought we might see a fight, but the second guy chickened out and left.
This is some beautiful country. We toured the park and a lady was telling us how the park had been on the Federal Sequestration list, but the State has come in and saved the National Park with funding from all their oil money. Nice! We had previously toured the northern portion of this park, so it was nice to be able to see the ...
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