Nick Neely takes a walk through time


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Nick Neely walked for 12 weeks and 650 miles from San Diego to Palo Alto. Recreating the journey taken by the Spanish explorer Gaspar de Portola in 1769, he became immersed in the history, people, and topography of the Golden State.

Writing about both the natural and built landscape along the way for his book "Alta California," one of our premier environmental writers short-circuited time and made yesterday's history today's reality.

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