Hiking and exploring backcountry locations of the Western United States.

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Touristy stuff and travels.

Moonstone and Elephant Seal Beaches

On a trip to the beaches of Northern California, we stopped at Moonstone and Elephant Seal Beaches near Piedras Blancas. I’m told the beaches around Piedras Blancas are the only mainland place where elephant seals have a rookery.

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USS Iowa BB-61

We spent a day down in Long Beach touring the WWII battleship USS Iowa BB-61. It’s a very impressive ship. They don’t make them like this anymore.

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