Tag Archives: Hiking

Wintering on Mendocino’s Spectacular Coast

What can one do on a cold winter weekend or even mid-week adventure in Northern California?  We say, explore the Mendocino Coast.  The Mendocino Coast is truly spectacular and for those of us who might become depressed or feel cooped … Continue reading

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Croatia’s Plitviče Lakes National Park: Disney couldn’t do it better!

Plitviče Lakes National Park is an amazing geologic feature in Croatia that, each year, dazzles over a million visitors from all over the world. Plitviče, pronounced [plîtʋitse]), is one of the oldest (established in 1949) and the largest national park in Croatia. … Continue reading

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Surviving and Surprising: A Death Valley Experience

The amazingly vast Death Valley is located in California’s northern Mojave Desert along the Nevada-California border.  It is part of Death Valley National Park and has an area of 3,000 square miles. It is also one of the hottest places in the world (134.1° … Continue reading

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Albion River Inn: Home on the Mendocino Coast

The California Coast is explosively spectacular, especially north of Monterey. With this breathtaking scenery comes the innumerable inns, hotels, motels and B&Bs that offer lodging with unworldly views. It is hard for any County; Sonoma, Marin, San Mateo, San Luis … Continue reading

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The Monarchs of Pacific Grove – Miracle Migration

Every year the Monarch Butterflies make their annual migratory flight.  Arriving in October, the Monarch Butterflies cluster together on the pines and eucalyptus trees at the Pacific Grove Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary, among other winter destinations.   This recent trip to the Sanctuary resulted … Continue reading

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Lake Tahoe Escape

Sometimes it is fun to take a bottle (or several) of great Sonoma wine and escape to other locales in our magnificent state.  So as a departure from our wine country surroundings, Linda and I decided that to commemorate our … Continue reading

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