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Harry and Judy's RV Trip
No Photos 20th Jul 2013 - Summer 2013
Day 45-July 20, 2013-To Sacramento, CA

Day 45- July 20, 2013-To Sacramento
Well over 100 again today.
Drove 125 in 3-1/2 on Historic 99 to Sacramento.
Decided to get to Sacramento via Route 99 instead of I-5 because it’s not that far away, 99 goes through small towns and the Gas Buddy App says there’s cheaper gas in Chico.
And all of the above is true. Chico is a college town, California State Univ. It’s also the “city of trees” as was evidenced as Harry navigated through narrow streets with low branches all to save 20 cents on a gallon of gas. From there we went through Live Oak with a big Diamond Walnut plant right in the middle of town, then into Yuba City and Sacramento. The mixture of trees here is very unique. The sides of the road are lined with red, pink and white oleander, behind those are walnut, almond and olive trees, behind those are huge majestic palms interspersed with tall pine trees, stately and neat Italian cypresses and live oaks. Just the pines and palms together should contradict each other but it all seems to work together and looks almost elegant.
The campground is packed, seems the California State Fair is in town and we have the last open site. Most of the sites here are permanents with some people living here for over 20 years. After lunch we took a walk around the campground but at 105 degrees it’s time for the nice big pool which is two sites away. AAH!!! Refreshing. It really cools down here at night, I love it. At 8:00 it’s much cooler, nice breeze and the full moon is rising. It gets dark earlier here-by 8:45 it’s really dark. Goes down to about 60 at night.

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