Not really much to say about Corning except it is the Olive City of CA!!! Yeah for them. The above olive stature was located at least 4 miles outside of town has no parking but i guess is pretty cool especially if you like martinis?? It was a nice enough place to stay thru the Memorial Day holiday. There are miles and miles of Olive groves most of which looked many years old. Check out the trunk system on these trees.
The olive trees did not have fruit this time of year or were just beginning. But there were these other trees everywhere (everywhere that there were not olive trees or cows) that had fruit all over them. Was not sure, but after investigation we believe they are almond trees. What do you think???
One day we ventured south to Black Butte national Recreation Area, really nice area nice trails this time of year but little shade so would not suggest in the heat of summer. Some of the camp sites had really cool flat rounded off patio areas overlooking the reservoir. Not sure that we would take the bus out there, but anything ~30 or less this is a beautiful campground. Must mention the campground and recreation area on the west side is nicer than the east.
Even with ~60-degree weather, Nellie only wants the shade!!!
We went to the farmers market in Chico, CA on Memorial Day weekend. The market was very nice and we got veggies for a couple of days. Chico is close to Paradise which was destroyed during the Camp Fire just 6-8 months ago so we decided not to visit this area (has been a long time, but know what it is like to be the victim being gawked at). We did drive up the Butte Creek Canyon to see the Honey Run covered bridge.
Not thinking, just not thinking. Fires like hurricanes effect a large surrounding area, As we worked our way up the canyon one out of every 4 or 5 houses were burned to the ground. Sometimes not even able to tell, you just notice a driveway without a house??? The covered bridge was also a victim of the Camp Fire. But a very eye opening drive, we will do all we can to stay clear of FIRES. No pictures, just letting you know.
Peace love and Justice for All!!!