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North America » United States » California » Tulare June 8th 2013

Geo: 36.2065, -119.343We planned to put on a lot of miles today, and we did. We drove from Williams, AZ to Tulare, CA, which is about 520 miles. The only sight seeing we did was through the windows of the car, but there was much to see. We left at 7:45 AM and it was setting up to be a very hot day. By 9:45 the temperature hit 100 degrees (we wondered if the car display would do 3 digits, and it did) and that was only the beginning. It went as high as 109 degrees, but most of the trip held around the 108 degree mark.Much of the day was spent driving through the desert. The scenery changed constantly, but it was always desert. At times it was more grass, at times it was more ... read more
Arizona Desert 2
Arizona Desert 3
Mojave Airplane Graveyard

North America » United States » California » Tulare May 9th 2013

May 8th & 9th. This has been the longest run we have made to date. We spent all day Thursday in Sequoia NP and Kings Canyon NP. A fantastic tour. The four of us rode in Joe and Cindy's truck as we visited Sherman's tree and Grant's tree. While the high temp at the RV park reached 82, it was often below 50 degrees in the mountains with fog and some drizzle. The sequoias were awesome. No other word. The drop from 7,000 feet down to below 2,000 as we drove down King's Canyon made for spectacular views. Joe missed most of them since he was driving but the rest of us thoroughly enjoyed magnificent vistas. The loop through the parks and back to camp was a little over 200 miles and well worth it. We ... read more
Sequoia National Park
Sequoia National Park
Sequoia National Park

North America » United States » California » Tulare May 9th 2013

We are out of the desert and into some pretty country. We made it to a little town just north of Bakersfield, called Tulare. Tomorrow we are heading out to see the sites of the area, so are staying two nights here in Tulare. More to come...... read more




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