California Tour — Day 12

California Tour — Day 12

Our destination for today was Templeton Hills SDA Church. After a typical morning consisting of wakeup, breakfast, and worship, we left around 9:00 am from Fallbrook to drive north. For lunch, we stopped at the beach in Ventura for an hour and then it was back to the...
California Tour — Day 11

California Tour — Day 11

Christmas time in Southern California—I still don’t know what to think. Spending a day at the beach heightened my bewilderment and confusion of the fact that it is essentially wintertime and here I am basking in the warm sunlight and dashing around on the white sand...
California Tour — Day 10

California Tour — Day 10

“Fountain of Youth Spa & RV Park” read the sign as we drove into the driveway of a quaint community of “snowbirds” in Southern California. As we stepped from the bus, a beautiful view of the Salton Sea unfolded in front of us and the rays...
California Tour — Day 9

California Tour — Day 9

One learns to appreciate the simple amenities of life much more fully on a 18 day music tour. For example, sufficient sleep and access to showers are two amenities that we are not necessarily granted daily on California Tour. However, we were extremely grateful this...
California Tour — Day 8

California Tour — Day 8

Today we traveled from Fresno to Loma Linda, CA. We encountered some pretty bad traffic driving through the outskirts of LA. Overall, it was a pleasant drive with beautiful weather and awesome people. We all had a chance to rest our voices as we had no concerts today....
California Tour — Day 7

California Tour — Day 7

Six hours on a bus may seem like a drudgery for some. For me, it’s a combination of sleep, music, books, podcasts, and enlightening conversation with friends—what could be better? At noon, we halted our expedition to Fresno and enjoyed a scrumptious picnic lunch by...