A plaque marks the spot where Fr. Junipero Serra raised the first mission cross at Mission San Carlos Borromeo.The bell in the tower is the original Mission bell, named Ave Maria.It is cracked, and unringable.(Cross posted from The Little Red Tent)
Mission San Carlos de Borromeo in Carmel, CA. Note the way the tops of the walls curve inward slightly, in order to support the leap of the roof. (Cross posted from The Little Red Tent)
Looking through a doorway from one garden to another at Carmel Mission(Cross posted from The Little Red Tent)
Organ pipes, Chapel of the Blessed Sacrament, Carmel Mission, Carmel, CA(Cross posted from The Little Red Tent)
(This article cross posted from The Little Red Tent) I took a trip across Tioga Pass yesterday, and can report the following observations. The road itself is completely clear of snow, with only small amounts of run-off from nearby snow banks. It’s also in good conditions, with some repairs evident, and only a couple of [...]
According to our good friend Jeffrey Trust at Yosemite NPS, plowing has begun on Tioga Pass Road. Unfortunately, they haven’t issued a report yet. Hopefully reports will soon be posted online. You can follow along here: Tioga Pass Road plowing update page Be sure to bookmark it, and visit often! Are you aching to get over [...]
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