In the narrative style of nineteenth-century travel writers, Peaks,Palms and Picnics highlights natural history and western lore along remote back roads, historic city streets and ancient Indian trails in California’s Coachella Valley region.
Peaks, Palms and Picnics
Day Journeys in the Mountains & Deserts of Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley of Southern California - Updated and Revised
Author: Linda Pyle
About the Author
The author was born in St. Paul, Minnesota and graduated from the University of Minnesota with a BA in Liberal Arts. It is her mission to get everyone out in nature in San Diego and Palm Springs with her amazing Transformational Day Journey and Picnic Experience books and website www.lindampyle.com. She is member of the Los Angeles Collective of Poets and Writers. Her work has also been published in the literary magazine Wednesday, Phantom Seed, the desert magazine edited by Ruth Nolan, and The San Clemente Times, in addition to numerous online travel articles and photographic essays. She loves to hike, mountain bike, ski, snowshoe, kayak, and picnic. She lives in San Clemente, California with her husband TM and two Tonkinese cats.
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