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New Trails in Pinnacles National Park

Weekend, March 30 and 31, 2019 Caroline is still in Europe, so ready for some solo hiking in one of our favorite parks. And, I discovered a new trail that I did not even know that existed, and I like…

Arroyo Seco Revisited

Weekend, March 24 and 25, 2019 Caroline had left earlier in the week and I had been in Los Angeles all week for work. My flight landed early into San Francisco airport, I wasted no time to pack a bag…

Wildflowers in Carrizo Plain National Monument

Weekend, March 16 and 17, 2019 The winter rains have brought wildflowers to the Carrizo Plain National Monument, and we headed South to check them out. So glad we did. We left Friday night, got caught on terrible traffic and…

Santa Lucia Memorial Park

Friday, March 1, 2019 Got an early start away from San Francisco, and for once did not really get caught in traffic. We had high hopes of making the campground before the sun went down. And we were making excellent…

Pinnacles – Monster Weekend

Long Weekend, February 15-18, 2019 We spent three days in Pinnacles National Park to enjoy the three day long weekend formed by President’s Day. And we did a lot of hiking, even as the weather so not really cooperating. We…

Arroyo Seco

Spent a lovely weekend away at Arroyo Seco. We left San Francisco early on Friday in an attempt to beat the rush hour traffic. We failed. The drive, which should normally take around 2,5 to 3 hours, ended up taking…

Wet and Wild

Long Weekend, January 18 to 21, 2019 Spent the long weekend away enjoying the Northern California coastline at Gualala Regional Park. It rained pretty much all the time for the entire three days. The wet and wild weather didn’t slow…

Prague December 2018

An amazing 3 days and 4 nights in Prague. We had been dreaming of spending time together in Prague for years. And finally we made it a reality when Caroline arranged the perfect gift, of flights, hotel reservation and 4…

Snowing in Yosemite

Snuck away for the weekend to Yosemite. We arrived late on Friday night and just before it started to snow. Our timing could not have been better. We awoke on Saturday to about 8 inches of snow. And as the…