Saddle Creek Resort
Travel Blogs from Copperopolis
... of them have names - humans only give names to things they feel emotional about. Pets, ships, stars, cars, and bloody enormous trees too. There was some sadness - a few sequoias have been killed by the thoughtless actions of a few humans. The Mother of the Forest tree was killed in the 1850's when all of her bark was removed to transport first to New York, then to London for an exhibition. Her inner trunk is still standing but she ...
... We were
both tired from our tour in Cartagena. We watched part of the
evening show and then headed back to our room.
January 1st is the birthday
of our friend Yaser, and we were thinking of him as the clock ticked
closer to midnight. We watched TV and waited until the ball was
dropped in New York before, we finally said adieu to 2013, and
Kulsana wentatiyib, Yaser!
... behind the next day, and Don left for hunting, so Becky and I had a great girls trip of shopping!! Thanks, Bec, I needed that!!
(Day 170) Then it was off to Bakersfield, Ca (half-way point for us to get to LA) and were smack dab in the middle of an Orange Orchard. Too bad it wasn't in season because they let you pick as many oranges as you like. Nice!!
(Day 171) Off to LA on Thursday. We passed over the Grape ...
... of chips as she had been craving them, and I asked my parents to pick me up some tea as I hadn't had a cup in almost 2 weeks.
Finally we were called and we made it down to the tender boats. It was only a 3 minute boat ride to shore. The reason the ship couldn't dock at port is because the Cayman Islands has a natural reef they are trying to preserve and the water is too shallow. Kristie and I had about 1.5 hours to kill before our excursion left. We did some shopping at the ...
... Inside are beautiful red carpets running throughout the castle. With many rooms in the castle you may need a map to find your way through the castle! In the princess' room is a small window with an enormous bed, but nothing seems interesting in the pink-coloured room. The palace is massive with numerous stone bricks aligned against every exterior wall. The feeling of the palace is very cozy ...