Category Short Trips

Annular Solar Eclipse

Sunday, May 20, 2012 We decided to drive to just north of Redding, CA, to make the most of the Annular Solar Eclipse and see the ‘Ring of Fire’. The event was the first one of its kind to be…

Death Valley

On Friday, May 27, we set off from Emeryville around 3:45pm to start our Memorial Day weekend trip to Death Valley. We’d only decided this just over a week before and were lucky to still find accommodation in Death Valley…

Bermuda

Kristin left NY on the afternoon of October 12th (see previous post); I checked into the Newark Airport Hilton that evening, where I was was joined by Stephen early the next morning. He’d just flown in on the red-eye from…

Brokeoff Mt and Ponderosa Way

Labor Day long weekend: hiking, 4WD and Sacramento. We went back to Lassen Volcanic Nat’l Park to knock of Brokeoff Mt. which is the high point of Tehama County, CA. There are 58 counties in California, with 56 high points…