Tag Nat’l Parks

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…

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…

Yosemite in Winter.

We went to Yosemite for the President’s Day long weekend and stayed at the Ahwahnee Hotel, which is rapidly becoming my favorite place to stay there. The whole Valley looked magical in the snow. Yosemite was inscribed on the Unesco…

Geert in the USA

My friend Geert, from Gent – Belgium, came to visit for 3 weeks. I took him on 2 roadtrips and in between he spent time in San Francisco. Our first roadtrip took us from Pasadena (LA), via bits of Route…