Slightly off the beaten path, Lassen Volcanic National Park is a gem that I visited for the first time last June, and I was truly amazed. You will have to go north of Sacramento, and might as well make a stop on the way in Redding , and maybe pay a visit to Shasta Dam […]
The Great Ocean Road is a “must see” if you happen to be in Melbourne, Australia, long enough to spare a day for the shortest organized tour. The best recommendation is of course to rent a car and indulge more time in the locations that will better inspire you. The drive is fairly long, as […]
Few weeks ago I went for a couple hours hike at Edgewood Park in San Mateo. The weather was alright, but it was just after a day of rain, so the paths were all muddy, yet manageable. The park is very enjoyable, with several paths and different levels; lots of runners and walkers around, yet […]
One of the Bay’s largest birds, pelicans are a familiar sight around San Francisco Bay and the Coast from Summer through Winter. Their flying gracefully in perfect single line formations with magical synchronization of moves and their spectacular head-long dives, makes them a remarkable subject for landscape and nature photography. The image above is a […]
I hadn’t been to the Palo Alto Baylands in a very long time now. Going back was like meeting with a friend you haven’t seen for some time; it all looks familiar, you start sharing memories, call out what’s new, what’s old, what’s different. I went shortly after midday, so the sun was high, warm […]
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