Palomino Dream


Name: Jim Ostdick

Reports On:

Local news and travel notes.


Jim Ostdick is a retired Earth Science teacher and travel writer. A resident of San Juan Bautista since 2005, Ostdick's primary interests are California geology, energy conservation, outdoor recreation, and human-powered travel. He is the author of Palomino and the Dream Machine: A Retired Dude's Bicycle Tour Around the Lower Forty-Eight United States (, 2015) and Palomino Nation: My 2016 Crazyass Walk Across America (, 2017). Palomino Dream blog Palomino and the Dream Machine Palomino Nation

Your Content

Article 05/31/2015 Mission Walking and Bicycle Tourism…Good for San Juan Bautista? Published
Article 04/28/2017 Walking San Benito: Brigantino Park Published
Article 05/12/2017 Walking San Benito: San Juan Bautista Loop Published
Article 05/26/2017 Walking San Benito: On a Mission Published
Article 06/09/2017 Walking San Benito - Everybody's Mountain Published
Article 06/23/2017 Walking San Benito: Baler Strong Published
Article 07/07/2017 Walking San Benito: Tres Pinos Published
Article 07/21/2017 Walking San Benito: St. Francis Loop Published
Article 08/04/2017 Walking San Benito - The Art and Science of Downtown Hollister Published
Article 08/18/2017 Walking San Benito - The San Benito County Historical Park Published
Article 09/01/2017 Walking San Benito: Mudstone Ranch Published
Article 09/15/2017 Walking San Benito: Hollister Parks Loop I Published
Article 09/22/2017 Walking San Benito: Pinnacles National Park South Wilderness Trail Published
Article 09/29/2017 Walking San Benito: San Juan Valley Published
Article 10/13/2017 Walking San Benito: Quien Sabe Road Published
Article 10/25/2017 Walking San Benito: Fall Back on the Pinnacles North Wilderness Trail Published
Article 11/10/2017 Walking San Benito: Griswold Hills Published
Article 11/24/2017 Walking San Benito: Pinnacles National Park High Peaks Trail Published
Article 12/08/2017 Walking San Benito: The Panoche Hills Badlands Published
Article 12/22/2017 Walking San Benito: Laguna Mountain Doubleheader. Published
Article 01/05/2018 Walking San Benito: Pinnacles National Park Balconies Cave Trail Published
Article 01/19/2018 Walking San Benito: Laguna Falls Teaser Published
Article 02/02/2018 Walking San Benito: Pinnacles National Park Chalone Peak Trail Published
Article 02/15/2018 Walking San Benito: Pinnacles National Park Bacon Ranch Published
Article 03/02/2018 Walking San Benito: The Path of the Padres Published
Article 10/10/2018 San Benito Geology: The Great San Benito ShakeOut Published
Article 11/10/2018 San Benito Geology: Living on the Edge Published
Article 12/08/2018 San Benito Geology: All Your Faults Published
Article 01/13/2019 San Benito Geology: Earthquake 101 Published
Article 02/17/2019 San Benito Geology: San Benito Underwater Published