Calico Ghost Town: Welcome to the Wild West.

From my first visit. If you're a fan of the Wild West, Calico Ghost Town is a must for you, especially if you live in the southern California/ western Arizona/ southwest Nevada region. Ita was real mining town that existed from 1880 to about 1915; however, not all the buildings are originals. Walter Knott (Knott’s Berry …

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Fear and Loathing in… Baker?

If you've seen the movie Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas starring Johnny Depp, then you know what the California high desert looks like. It's the actual desert that Depp and his friend drive through on their way to Las Vegas while all whack-a-doodled out on drugs. Many non-Californians are unaware that a vast portion …

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