Posts Tagged ‘military’

Fort Irwin’s Painted Rocks

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     They went and put the military base in the middle of nowhere, hidden between the low rocky hills and the wide open dry lake beds of the Southern California deserts, probably because they wanted to blow things up in peace and quiet.      I didn’t come to Fort Irwin to visit the military, but […]

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Cabrillo National Monument; San Diego, California

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     The Cabrillo National Monument is beautiful, but the name is deceiving. It’s considered a monument because there is a statue of Cabrillo here, but this area should really be called The Cabrillo State Park, or The Cabrillo Ecological Reserve.      The statue sits on top of a finger of land dangling south from the […]

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