Like every year in October, Fleet Week brings the U.S. Navy Blue Angels in San Francisco, with a great display of battleship and air vessels. The acrobatic show of the Blue Angels, in particular, gathers the crowds by the thousands on the weekend, all looking up at the exhilarating maneuvers of these skilled pilots. […]
Autumn is the season of the warm colors of turning leaves. The Eastern Sierra here in Mono County, California, provides a wonderful backdrop for this seasonal display, with its variety of landscape, featuring vegetation, mountains, lakes and blue skies. Vegetation in particular provides an amazing display of contrast of the yellow and orange colors of […]
When visiting Death Valley National Park, you should not pass the opportunity to walk on the fine sands of the Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes. If you have never been on sand dunes, this experience will project you into all the One Thousand and One Nights tales. By all means, these dunes are not as extended […]
After over four years, this last July I went back to Death Valley National Park. This time it was during a two day road-trip bringing me back home from Las Vegas, going through Death Valley and Mono County, on which I will have a post soon as well. Differently from last time, going in July […]
A visit to the Lassen Volcanic National Park cannot be considered complete unless you also cover its northern area, and see with your own eyes the marvels of the Cinder Cone, the Painted Dunes and the Fantastic Lava Beds. And if you are up to the challenge, even climb up the Cinder Cone. The trail […]
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