Day 1 - Oakland, CA to Bakersfield, CA November 12th 2012 Finally! This first day of the trip has come! For the next week I don't have to work, and the best thing is, I will be getting paid vacation for it! Here I am counting my blessings, because 1) having a job is great and 2) having a job where they pay your vacation is even greater. I feel like I deserve this break and I am going to use it up to its fullest.
Today we embarked upon our long jou ... read more
North America » United States » California » Bakersfield Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more