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E is for Eureka, State Motto and Victorian Mansions


Raising my children in the US, I have always been amazed by the level of chauvinism that gets packed into the school curriculum and this goes for both the federal and state identity. Aside from American topography, my kids had … Continue reading

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D is for Death Valley: hottest, lowest and driest place in California


Death Valley, a plain of salt that lies 86 meters below sea level is one of the hottest, lowest and driest places in California, if not the world. But the valley also offers colorful desert vistas and it’s a place … Continue reading

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