Monthly Archives: July 2018

July 12 – Time to Relax

As we've been on a bit of a hectic pace the past several days and are scheduled for an "Circle the Island" [of Oahu] tour tomorrow, we opted for a day of doing very little.  After breakfast at Cheeseburger in … Continue reading

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July 11 (PM) – Hawaii State Capitol – City’s Murals

Our next stop was Hawaii's State Capitol … one architectually very different from any of the other 44 we've visited. East Facade West Facade State Seal The seat of Hawaii’s state governmen, its principal tenants are the Governor and Lieutenant … Continue reading

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July 11 (AM) – Iolani Palace, Honolulu, Hawaii

We have found that the city buses are clearly the best, and most economical (just $5.50 for an all-day pass) way to travel around Honolulu. Our first destination was the Iolani Palace … represents a time in Hawaiian history when … Continue reading

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July 10 – Wandering Through the Waikiki Area

When we walked out on our patio this morning we observed an unusual sight.  While we've heard of elephants and other animals seemingly mouring over their dead, we were amazed to watch two birds curiously standing sentinel over a bird … Continue reading

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July 9 – LA to Honolulu

Neither of us slept well last night and so, as we were up early, dressed and repacked  … and with the in-room [Starbucks] coffee pretty bad … we went looking for a a restaurant in the Westin for breakfast.  Debbie, … Continue reading

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July 8 – Richard Nixon Presidential Museum

 This morning, we drove to Yorba Linda to visit the Richard Nixon Presidential Museum  (our 12th of the 13 official presidential libraries and museums … spanning the administrations from Herbert Hoover to George W. Bush … operated by the National … Continue reading

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June 7 – Ronald Reagan Presidential Museum

We (actually, I) decided to hitch up and take our motorhome with us to the Reagan Museum in Simi Valley,  which had advertised “RV Parking” on its website.  Enroute, we passed a really old RV. Our GPS again led us … Continue reading

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July 6 – Patterson to Blistering Hot Simi Valley

Today was one of our longer days on the road.  Leaving Patterson We encountered what appears to be a plowed area or the remnants a roadside wildfire. Passing through Santa Nella, we saw a windmill, Mission de Oro, a hotel … Continue reading

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July 5 – Peterson, California

Last night, we had a amazingly great dinner at a local Denny's! After four straight days on the road, today was an "off day" a time to do some cleaning, maintenance and grocery shopping . Patterson, California, where we are … Continue reading

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July 4 – Happy Independence Day from Patterson, Calfornia

We are wishing everyone a safe and happy Independence day but hope that at the same time everyone will take just a moment to consider why we celebrate it and about the brave men who literally "mutually pledged to each … Continue reading

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