Playing Tourist in Tijuana

It’s been years since I went to Tijuana just to be a tourist. Seems like we’re always blowing through town to get to the wine country or down to Ensenada. But thanks to Travel Massive I spent a day touring with other travel professionals through some tourist highlights. Continue Reading →

Manzanar War Relocation Center (Part 3 Highway 395 story)

Entrance to Manzanar

1 camp, 10,000 lives and 10,000 stories. After the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor by the Japanese, then President Franklin D. Roosevelt, fearing that Japanese Americans might sympathize with Japan and work against the US, signed an executive order allowing military personnel to remove any or all persons in this category residing in the West Coast. Continue Reading →

Lone Pine and Death Valley California (Part 2 Highway 395 Story)

Marc in front of the Eastern Sierras

There is so much to see and do in this area, it is worth it to spend a few days here. There are a multitude of hikes both alpine and desert, natural hot springs, a Hollywood museum and fun restaurants. It is the entrance to Mt. Whitney, at 14,505 feet, the highest mountain in the lower 48 states. Continue Reading →