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Not a review; just an old guide

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Not a review; just an old guide
« on: December 02, 2018, 10:54:00 AM »
My folks are moving to the old folks' home shortly and I'm going through a ton of old books. Came across this old guide; I'd thought it was from a family trip we took west in 1968 but turns out to be much earlier, from 1955.


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Re: Not a review; just an old guide
« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2018, 02:09:28 PM »
Great stuff AGC!  I like the "Century plants and others equally weird"
temperatures exceed 100 degrees F
minimum 1 gallon water per person/day
no shade, no water
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Re: Not a review; just an old guide
« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2018, 02:46:06 PM »
Oh, wow! That’s a keeper, for sure!!!


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Re: Not a review; just an old guide
« Reply #3 on: December 02, 2018, 02:47:21 PM »
It’s funny: I can recognize the Golden Guides “look” from a mile away.


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Re: Not a review; just an old guide
« Reply #4 on: December 02, 2018, 02:53:36 PM »
"....and spend the evening across the border in Juarez, Mexico." My, this is an old guide!
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Re: Not a review; just an old guide
« Reply #5 on: December 02, 2018, 03:07:30 PM »
Love it!

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Re: Not a review; just an old guide
« Reply #6 on: December 02, 2018, 08:38:25 PM »
You can get to Marathon or Alpine via the Southern Pacific Railway! And the javelina is referenced by the proper zoological name, peccary.
For every complex problem there is a solution that is simple, obvious, and wrong.
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