Plimouth Village Plantation Living History – Settler reenactment 400 years ago

Video 30 of our Series, Around the USA in 90 Days!

Following up on Part I of our Plimouth, Massachusetts tour of the living history plantation, in Part II Grace (a descendant from the Mayflower) goes back 400 years to converse with period actors portraying the life of Pilgrim discussing their life, joys and hardships. Hmm, at first glance being an early settler with adventure and freedoms sounded GREAT… but their journey got far worse than today’s First World Problems!

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Life of Mark Twain aka Samuel Clemens, Hartford Connecticut

Video 26 of our Series, Around the USA in 90 Days!

We’re BACK (laptop crash while on our trip) and our next episode comes from Hartford, Connecticut where we visit the home of Mark Twain. Starting is life with so little, Samuel Clemens was ever a creative, adventurous man who studied life, people and what made them tick. Better yet, despite no more than a 6th grade education, Mark had a zeal to learn and share his adventures through stories well told throughout the world.

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The Johnny Appleseed Story – Truth or Fiction?

Video 17 of our Series, Around the USA in 90 Days!

This time we are in Fort Wayne, Indiana, the final stomping ground of John Chapman, AKA Johnny Appleseed. And while General Wayne is credited with the City name after conquering the native american Miami Indians tribe ( then known by the name Kekionga), the kind-hearted Johnny Appleseed enjoyed the company of everyone, including the Indians, all of God’s creatures and his fellow white man whom he shared both sermons as well as apple seeds to grow nourishing fruit trees.

Crazy Horse Monument The Rest of the Native American Story

Video 13 of our Series, Around the USA in 90 Days!

If you are interested to learn about Indian life, the importance of the Buffalo, cultural and life changes on an Indian Reservation and the importance of education to improve their future after 7 generations of servitude, you’ll enjoy this video that highlights the ongoing work of the Crazy Horse Monument.

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Yellowstone Bear World, Oh My! Not Lions nor Tigers but BEARS +++

Video 8 of our Series, Around the USA in 90 Days!

From BIG Bears to young cubs, Bear World does not disappoint! So if you’re heading East to Yellowstone National Park , we highly recommend checking out this treasure where wildlife is preserved and allowed to run free in a safe, friendly environment. And you are going to LOVE the playful bear cubs wrestling, running and drinking milk from a bottle held by park visitors.

cTv Fun, 4K GoPro Fusion 360 degree view, San Francisco Exploratorium

Michael and Grace take one of their grandsons  and have fun times using the latest 4K GoPro Fusion dual-camera 360 view recorder! Let’s explore lots of fascinating science exhibits at the San Francisco Exploratorium. Move your mouse or turn your tablet to change views on your screen to enjoy your own unique perspective of our tour exhibits. Be sure to SUBSCRIBE to our California Travel Videos channel and COMMENT – what did you like/dislike and what do you suggest in future videos?

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2017 Petaluma Rivertown Revival, Steampunk, Drone, Music, Art

California Travel Videos is at it again, attending our second of eight (2017) Petaluma Rivertown Revival shows. Between the Steampunk costumers, music, food, art, performances, playtime and more – what’s not to love? (drone video, too) Okay, for us Sonoma County wimps, just be sure to hydrate and avoid getting too much sun 😉

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cTv 1967 Summer of Love, San Francisco, Light Show, Tie Dye, Rock and Roll, LSD

San Francisco. 1967. Totally the SUMMER OF LOVE to the max.
We check out the light show at the Conservatory of Flowers, the DeYoung 50 year Summer of Love exhibition, Grace gives a lesson on how to Tie Dye tee shirts, and Michael discusses the Liquid Light Shows originating at the Red Dog in Virginia City Nevada, the mind altering influences of LSD.  Here is the link to events taking place in San Francisco to commemorate “Summer of Love”.http://summerof.love/events/

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cTv Model Boat Building Contest – Regent Mariner Cruise Ship

On our last day at sea from San Diego to San Francisco, at long last it’s time for our model ship building contest aboard the Regent Mariner cruise ship. Using nothing more than found, begged, borrowed or _____ items that we gathered on our cruise, we were definitely ready to compete in the high seas (well, at least in the Jacuzzi and choppy swimming pool waters). So bring on the judges assessment of our engineering and design, bring on the popular audience vote… or at least we THOUGHT we were all good to go. Then life happens 😉

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cTv Auto Safari – Chapin, Guatemala,. Giraffes, Lions, Hippos, Alligators

While cruising up the Pacific Ocean, we stopped for a day trip at the Auto Safari in Chapin, Guatemala,. Most of the animals have free run in their individual domains while we watched from our tour bus. Lots to see including giraffes, lions, hippos, alligators, monkeys, reptiles (yeah, snakes, too), birds and more. cTv RV Life – no, but a fantastic respite to enjoy the good life!

Auto Safari Chapin
Auto Safari Chapin

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