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Salton Sea Recreation Area
We will do the Ladder Cyn Hike and the Grottoes, and the other Cultural Wasteland Oddities. This is easy camping, moderate hiking and a culture vulture tour all in one! The itinerary: Fri (eve): • Arrive when you can. Settle in to camp. Dinner, Games (as in game night), or just appreciate the quiet and solitude, and the dark skies bright with stars. The Orionids Meteor Showers are in progress while we are there. Spectacular Dark Skies Sat: Painted Canyon, Little Painted Canyon, and Big Split Rock and Salton Sea in general. Sun Mud Volcanoes, Obsidian Buttes, Bombay Beach, Salvation Mtn, East Jesus, The International Banana Museum, The Dinos at Cabozan. We will pack in a LOT!!! Painted Canyon, Little Painted Canyon, and Big Split Rock. One has Ladders along the route. another has a Knotted rope line. Hence Ladder Cyn Hike and Rope Cyn Hike. Little Painted has no added appliances. Big Split Rock is not even on the agenda but it can be done on Sunday if you don't want to do the cultural wasteland tour. The Grottos, . . now that is unique to CA, . . . They are also called Mud Caves. They are Slot Canyons that grew too deep and were close at the top and got covered at the top of the channel. They are safe. There are light shafts that shoot in. It's like nothing else. We get the visit to the Salton Sea, . . . the longest running man-made natural disaster. The Mud Volcanoes are a byproduct of the weight of the water. Bombay beach is the result of a salt swamp reclaiming the land. Salvation Mtn and East Jesus are kinda like a permanent burning man sites. The Bannana Museum, The Dinos at Cabozan, . . . It's all just awesome. While we are there the Oronid Metor Shower is happening!!!! Better to come and see for yourself. Accommodations: We will be staying at the Group Site at the Salton Sea State Recreation Area. It will have showers, flush toilets and electricity. COST: $65 Per Person for early birds. Secure your spot now!!! https://paypal.me/ExposedCalifornia/65 Space is limited. If space sells out this link will be removed. $80 per as the time gets closer. TERMS: The ONLY was to hold your spot is payment. Payment is Fully Refundable if you cancel more than 2 weeks before the event. Under 2 weeks and credit given for future event. Fee Induces: 2 nights campsite, firewood, guided and curated tours, carpool matching, and memories and photos for a lifetime. Questions: Q I don't camp OR I have not camped OR I am a newbie camper. Is this a good start? A YES!!!! Car is steps from the site. Site is flat and without rocks. Plenty people there to help and be company. Small convenience store close. Clean bathrooms with flush toilets and running water and even showers!! Our site should even have electricity too. And with all this we are still miles from civilization in every direction. Q I want to come but don't have a friend to come with. A Most folks come on their own. After all it is a meetup. You will feel right at home with a good bunch of good people enjoying the stunning outdoors and adventure. Q I want to do the hiking but not the cultural wasteland stuff on Sunday. A That's OK. There will be some folks who do a second set of hikes on Sunday. Q I want to do the cultural wasteland stuff on Sunday but not the Sat hikes. A That's OK. There is a list of places for you to go and do on Sat that will be bonus sites for those folks. Q I don't have a tent. A Send a note. There are extra. And also arrange to share with somebody too. Q Carpools How does this carpool thing work? A In the week before the event carpool info will go out. Q I want to go but don't think I am strong enough to do both hikes. A OK. Do one or or the other. The hikes are moderate. This vid has Ladder Canyon, Mud Volcanoes, Obsidian Buttes, East Jesus, Salvation Mountain If you want to see where and what we will go and do. Here is a vid from last time that has Ladder Canyon, Grottoes, Mud Volcanoes, Obsidian Buttes, East Jesus, Salvation Mountain https://vimeo.com/240134634 Password is saltonsea What are you waiting for? https://paypal.me/ExposedCalifornia/65
CLOSED EVENT......If you hadn't paid before 5:00 p.m. on Oct 17th you are not included in this event. The event is now closed. A WHOLE NEW EXPERIENCE! Lots of things on the schedule for this weekend trip in San Luis Obispo County! Camping, hummer rides in huge beach sand dunes, hiking, hot springs, and more! There's a TOTAL of 32 paid spots available Camping 3 blocks from the beach… Markets, Restaurants, chocolate shop, salt water taffy shop all close by…some within walking distance. Friday/Saturday nights camping. Saturday morning - I'll bring a hash brown/egg/cheese/sausage breakfast bake (& a no-sausage version) to the campground Saturday morning - Hummer rides in huge beach sand dunes (at ONLY place in California you can drive on the beach & take off-road vehicles into sand dunes (Oceano Dunes Vehicular Recreation Area). We’ll be using Pacific Adventure Tours Saturday afternoon - Hiking Avila Ridge with 635' elevation gain (amazing coastline views and it's a moderate to almost strenuous trail) or an option to drive a few miles more and hike in San Luis Obispo with 1100' elevation gain Saturday afternoon after hike - You can buy drinks in Avila Beach (beer and/or wine tasting) on outside patio across walkway from beach plus there's restaurants for anyone interested Saturday afternoon after hike - Homemade pies/amazing fresh fruit/amazing canned goods/other goodies at Avila Barn just up the road from Avila Beach Saturday night - Bonfire on the beach Sunday morning - I'll bring a hash brown/egg/cheese/sausage breakfast bake (& a no-sausage version) to the campground Sunday morning - Avila Hot Springs pool $80 – INCLUDES campsites, Hummer ride in sand dunes, Saturday/Sunday breakfast bake, plates & utensils for breakfast bake , wood for bonfire, some beer & wine (but not an unending supply!). ONLY PAYMENT HOLDS YOUR SPOT There's a TOTAL of 32 paid spots available 4 campsites…32 people total….campsites are all together & in a great location. Has bathrooms with flushing toilets & coin operated shower. (I added some pics of a few of these places) PAYMENT – Please submit your RSVP on this page, followed by making payment of $80 at http://www.paypal.me/cindydolltrips ONLY PAYMENT HOLDS YOUR SPOT CROSS-POSTED - This event is cross-posted on several meetup sites, so don't wait to RSVP and don't wait to pay! (There's already several who've RSVPed thru the other sites) FOOD – Saturday morning & Sunday morning I’ll provide some pans of hash brown/egg/cheese/sausage breakfast bakes (and a non-sausage version). YOUR FOOD - Everyone is responsible to bring all YOUR OWN lunch, dinner, snacks, drinks WHAT DO YOU BRING? Camping gear or share with others (you’re on your own to work it out with others who attend). Bring sweatshirts in case the coastline gets cold at night – be prepared for all temperatures/weather. Bring sunscreen, sun visor, bathing suit, towel for shower and/or hot spring pool, hiking boots/shoes, water for hike CARPOOLING – After RSVP’s are submitted & payments received, then I’ll post a list of names & cities everyone is from - then you each can determine who you want to message about carpooling. WHAT IF YOU DON’T KNOW OTHERS?.....just message them and reach out! Friendships are created all the time! Lots of people come who don’t know others! Remember….RSVP first, then follow it with $80 payment at http://www.paypal.me/cindydolltrips WAIVER OF LIABILITY - Please read this important disclaimer: This Meetup group, it's organizers and members take no responsibility for any problems, injuries nor accidents that may occur during events. By joining this event you take full responsibility for your own safety. Please ensure that you are in good health before participating and understand that there is risk involved in your participation. This Meetup group does not certify the qualifications of any of it's organizers or trip leaders, and they are not responsible for your safety. We are all just participants.
Los Angeles International Airport
This is a trip of LIFETIME which is aimed at your success in all areas of life.... HEALTH, WEALTH, RELATIONSHIPS & HAPPINESS. I took it 2 years ago and I had a truly transforming experience! Now I would like to share it with friends and likeminded people. This is an unique all-inclusive land tour which takes you to the most exotic locations of India like Taj Mahal, Delhi & Jaipur, but it also will help you discover the secrets of a successful life and how to master your mind to achieve your goal. A trip full of life, joy, positivity, meditation, enjoyment, excitement, high vibration, beautiful destinations and...the secret of success. What you'll Get: * Tour to the charismatic Golden Triangle i.e. Delhi, Taj Mahal, Jaipur * 6-night stay in 5 star hotels with modern facilities * Daily Lavish Buffet Breakfast at hotels * Fresh & Lip-Smacking delectable variety of Indian cuisine at Lunch & dinner. * Travel by comfortable, safe, modern, air conditioned transport. * Entry tickets to all monuments to avoid standing in long lines * Experienced, Knowledgeable, Friendly English speaking guides. * An amazing Elephant Ride in Jaipur. * Fulfilled Cycle rickshaw ride in the local bazaars in Delhi. * Daily meditation Sessions to relax your mind and remove all the stress. * Daily workshops & special sessions to secret success mantra. *** The meditation & Transformative sessions are not related to any religion or spirituality. The transformative sessions establish right level of thinking & actions that guarantee success. What you'll Discover: * Apply the money rules the rich and successful people use to accelerate their wealth. * Understand how - and why - people are programmed for success, mediocrity, or failure. * Reset your "Financial Blueprint" to a higher level of wealth and achievement. * Master how to improve your relationships & health * Learn how to eliminate stress & anxiety through meditation. Price per person $1199 if sharing a room. If you don't have a travel buddy, we offer share match. Single supplement $499. Airfare is not included, but I do have contracted fares. Message for a quote.
3 classic 16mm prints of Rod Serling episodes + Discussion w/ Q&A ♣︎ 10:00AM - 12:45PM: SHOWTIME! • Join Charles, organizer, and group members at the Rod Serling TWILIGHT ZONE episodes celebration. If unable to find the group, contact me at (SIX.TWO.SIX) FOUR.THREE.SEVEN - FIVE.FOUR.SEVEN.THREE. • $12.75 Tickets: www.eventbrite.com/e/16mm-screening-classic-rod-serling-twilight-zones-tickets[masked]?aff=ebdssbdestsearch ∞ 9:15AM: MEETING TIME! • We meet in front of the theatre or in the waiting line to secure good seats. Bring your hot coffee or tea...and let's join fellow fans in traveling to another dimension, a dimension not only of sight & sound but of mind...a journey into a wonderous land who's boundaries are that of imagination...The Twilight Zone! LOL **************************** ✦TWILIGHT ZONE - 60th Anniversary Celebration!✦ ☞ 3 CLASSIC TWILIGHT ZONES on film! (1960, CBS, written by Rod Serling, 66mns, 16mm) • “The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street” • “Passage for Trumpet” • “The After Hours” 🗣Q&A w/ mini-discussions between episodes • We’ll screen an episode, have a short discussion in between each episode about Serling, the television show, and the relationship of television and cinema, then screen the next episode. • We’ll also briefly discuss Koren Shadmi’s new graphic novel biography on Serling “The Twilight Man” (published by Humanoids) which introduces yet another great medium (the graphic novel) into the mix. *SPECIAL NOTE: While we fully intend to play these three episodes on 16mm film, we are going to test the prints & projection ahead of the screening. If for whatever reason we find the print/sound quality to be sub-par/unacceptable, we will screen these episodes digitally. However, we think that very unlikely as we have access to wonderful prints. ********************* ROD SERLING'S 'TWILIGHT ZONE' Rod Serling's anthology series “The Twilight Zone”, revolutionized television in its style, subject matter, and commitment to explore darker themes, ran for 5 seasons, and has influenced everything from some of our most beloved films to current anthology series like “Black Mirror”. The original series, shot entirely in black and white, ran on CBS for five seasons from 1959 to 1964. Serling himself was an extremely complicated man, plagued by nightmares from his war service, a chain smoker, imperfect family man, who nevertheless saw clearly into the phobias, hopes, dreams of the human psyche. Serling weekly put issues like racism, alcoholism, fascism, mob hysteria, grief, fear of death, raging greed, narcissism right in the middle American living room without diluting the ugliness or complexity of the issues. On top of this, Serling explored everything from God to extra-terrestrial life to time travel to the multi-verse.