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Carmel Day Trip

Carmel is close enough to us to be a nice day trip.  We have been there a few times in the past.  Previous vacations have taken us there and it is an easy add-on when going to Monterey or enjoying … Continue reading

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Truckee

Prior to visiting Truckee, I knew virtually nothing about it.  I knew some people who had visited and liked it but I knew not much at all other than that it was a station on the railroad over the Sierras.  … Continue reading

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Nike Missile Battery

At the height of the cold war, the possibility of large waves of Soviet bombers attacking the United States was considered high.  Defending the major cities and defense installations was a high priority.  The result was one of (if not … Continue reading

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Spitbank Fort Visit

My mum’s birthday included a party on Spitbank Fort.  This is one of Palmerston’s follies built out in the Solent not far from Portsmouth.  The place has been restored in a great way and retains a lot of the character … Continue reading

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