Calavera Nature Preserve in Carlsbad

The Calavera Nature Preserve wasn’t an easy trail to return home from. It was easy going down the incline at the start of the trail, but the return back home was one that I will need to get into better shape for (and return to see more of in the future.) I...

Tidal Pools in Cardiff

Low tide at the Cardiff Seaside Park was at 12:30 today. That’s when I found myself along with many other people walking along rocks with may small basins of water on them. The rocks were covered with a green plant-like substance that was slippery. People were...

Birch Aquarium in La Jolla

The Birch Aquarium is run by the Script’s Institute in La Jolla, Ca. They do Oceanography-based research into the flora and fauna in the Pacific. In addition to tanks filled with animals and plants, they have educational tools to teach people about the Ocean. «...

Julian – Historic California Gold Rush Town

Julian is in eastern San Diego County, and is at a higher elevation than much of the County. It is the site of gold mines and was part of the California gold rush that brought many people across the country to become rich. I hit my head against the ceiling of the mine...

Rancho Guajome Adobe in Vista

This is Rancho Guajome Adobe, a Spanish Rancho built in Vista, California. It appears to have been built mostly from building materials taken from the Mission San Luis Rey in Vista and it belonged to a Spanish Family. It was liberated from the Spanish and became a...