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Jan 26, 2016 - The Pinnacles

Today we took a drive up to The Pinnacles National Park. It was a little foggy starting out up the mountain but soon cleared and the views were intriguing. The park's namesakes are the eroded leftovers of the western half of an extinct volcano that has moved 150 miles from its original location on the San Andreas Fault.The rock formations provide for spectacular pinnacles that are known to be a nesting area for the California condor. We were lucky enough to see a couple soaring above the cliffs. There were also several caves in the rock...

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Nov 5, 2010 - San Miguel, Soledad

We went to the town of San Miguel and decided to tour the San Miguel Mission. It was built in 1797 and is the 16th of the California missions to be built. They have a great mural display depicting a Native American woman named Agata who was born in the 1700s and takes you to her present ancestors still living in the area. Then we drove to Soledad to visit Gil's grandfather's resting place. This is the third time we have looked for it over the years and we finally succeeded .He worked hard all of his life as a field worker. Gil was glad to...

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