With art galleries, souvenir shopping, restaurants and Hotel California, the small town of Todos Santos offers a break from the crowds and commercialization of Cabo San Lucas in southern Baja California, Mexico.
Traveler Brandon enhances his Spanish vocabulary between licks of homemade ice cream in Todos Santos, Mexico.
Homesick for peanut butter, traveler Brandon finds the next best thing – fillet of fresh fish with peanut sauce- at El Zaguan in Todos Santos, Mexico.
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The sign for Hotel Guluarte supermarket and laundry is visible from the bus station in Todos Santos. After a week in Cabo San Lucas, what traveler doesn’t have a backpack full of stinky clothes? The swimming pool looked murky yellow, but it did have one lounge chair, the perfect place to relax and read The Gringo Gazette while waiting for clean clothes.
Hotel Guluarte has the usual amenities that a traveler can get for $30. What a attracted traveler Brandon to this motel was the laundry facility.
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Henry Miller said he didn’t approve of memorials. Memorials, he said, defeated the purpose of a man’s life. Only by living your own life to the full can you honour the memory of someone. So, is the Henry Miller Memorial Library a memorial trying not to be a memorial. Maybe. The best way to find out is to come here, browse, look at what’s on the walls, listen to the music, have a cup of coffee or tea, sit down by the fire, read for a while, do nothing? Quote from the Henry Miller Memorial Library website. I hope our video captures the above feeling.
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Tagged Art, Big Sur, books, henry miller, highway 1, literature, memorial library, spoken word, travel, tropic of cancer
Visitors to the Swanton Berry Farm will find more than fresh organic strawberries. They will also receive a free and delicious education in employee, customer, food relations.
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Tagged california, Ceasar Chavez, davenport, highway 1, organic, strawberries, Swanton Berry Farm, union, United Farmworkers
Amy and I along with Jay and Emily took a bicycle tour from Boise, Idaho to Atlanta, Idaho in the summer of 2008. We followed the Boise River for 2 nights and 3 days. In Atlanta we stayed in the Honey Moon Cabin. We were given a tour of the town from Jack and Frank, met the famous historian/artist Keri, and had a garden fresh salad compliments of Greg. From Atlanta to Boise we once again followed the Boise River. My Dad camped with us on the way back into town.
Bicycle camping along Arrowrock Reservoir
Emily and Amy
Plenty of water from campgrounds and pumping from the Boise River
Community hot spring shower
Special Thanks to Mr. Ireland and Ms. Chavez for the use of the Honeymoon Cabin
Cozy as a tent along the Boise River
Jay and Emily
Atlanta, Idaho mail contractor who will bring up supplies
Frank and Jack local historians and tour guides
Dad and his 650 KLR Kawasaki motorcycle
Brandon on his Surly Long Haul Trucker
Special thanks to Frank, Jack, Keri, Greg, Allen, Ms. Chavez. Photo credits: Frank, Jack, Emily, Jay, Amy and Brandon
4 nights and 6 days totaling 168 miles of bicycle riding along the Boise River
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Tagged arrowrock reservoir, Atlanta, bicycle, BOB Yak Trailer, Boise, camping, forest, ghost town, Idaho, Mountains, River, surly long haul trucker, Tour
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Leku Ona in Basque means “good place,” which is a perfect description of this affordable and centrally located downtown hotel.
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While traveling, half the fun is to experience the place through eating, watching, touching or smoking the native environment. In this short video I learn about Prickly Lettuce. Filmed in the foothills of Boise, Idaho.