2016 Feb 25 – Day 46 – California and Beyond

IMG_6398As I promised my daughter who does not diligently read my blog, here is my quiz about our latest travels.  How well can you do?  (Don’t let me catch you cheating – you know who you are.)


  1. Where did we spend the first night of this trip?
  2. What ‘game’ did we drive through?
  3. What British landmark did we visit in Washington?
  4. Where was the parking lot a sheet of ice?
  5. Where is the site of the Ponderosa Ranch from Bonanza?
  6. What are the names of the two ski resorts we drove through?
  7. What was the name of the little diner where we had lunch in Adelanto?
  8. What is the name of the Japanese Relocation Camp we toured?
  9. What is the name of the sculpture at the entrance to the Four Seasons Residence Club check-in?
  10. Who planted 40,000 eucalyptus trees for railway ties before learning the wood was not suitable for the purpose?
  11. What was the name of the trail from Poinsettia Lane to Batiquitos Drive?
  12. What was the name of Leo Carrillo Ranch?  What was his brand?
  13. What area of northern San Diego did we fly over on our hot air balloon ride?
  14. What tastes like pumpkin, sweet potato and maraschino cherries?
  15. What does Bai Yun, the name of the mother Panda at San Diego Zoo, mean in English?
  16. What birds did we see at the San Diego Archeological Society?
  17. What is called the Tree of Life?
  18. How long is the Panamint Valley?
  19. Which of these names is incorrect: Furnace River, Panamint Springs, Stovepipe Wells?
  20. What is the point of interest at The Racetrack?
  21. What special thing is happening at Death Valley this year?
  22. How many mules were in a 20-mule train?
  23. What is significant about Grand Canyon Caverns?
  24. Who built Montezuma’s Castle?
  25. How many stairs did we climb at Walnut Canyon?
  26. What percentage of petrified wood pieces are located outside of the Petrified Forest National Park?
  27. What gives Ship Rock its name?



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