Tag Archives: San Luis Obispo County

Cave’s Eye View on the Carrizo Plain

The Carrizo Plain National Monument preserves a slice of natural splendor and a refuge for reflection amid the solace and serenity of a land that exists today much as it did thousands of years ago. It offers a glimpse into … Continue reading

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Elkhorn Plain, San Luis Obispo County

“Why think about that when all the golden land’s ahead of you and all kinds of unforeseen events wait lurking to surprise you and make you glad you’re alive to see?” – Jack Kerouac, On the Road Elkhorn Plain spans … Continue reading

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Carrizo Plain Wildflowers: Temblor Range, San Luis Obispo County

The Carrizo Plain was officially designated a National Monument a decade ago today on January 17, 2001. Vast. Silence. Perhaps no two words more aptly describe the Carrizo Plain. As I stopped the engine and stepped from my truck I … Continue reading

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Chanterelle Mushrooms

“It is possible to live without gold and silver, and one can resist the temptations of seductive women, but to abstain from eating mushrooms is difficult.” -A quote from an ancient Roman named Martial (43-104 AD) When it comes to … Continue reading

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