Ponto Beach

Ponto Beach

It’s the days between Christmas and New Years, and I decided to go take a walk on the sand at the southern-most beach in Carlsbad, California, known as Ponto Beach. This beach is just west of the Batiquitos Lagoon and it is possible to start walking down the beach in Carlsbad and end up on … Read more

Cadencia Park in Carlsbad

Cadencia Park is in Carlsbad, California and is next to a habitat easement that includes a protected canyon area, and has a great view of the Batiquitos Lagoon. It’s a great place to visit to listen to the birds living in the protected easement area. There are also some very nice looking homes nearby. I … Read more

Calavera Nature Preserve in Carlsbad

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Tidal Pools in Cardiff

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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

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Julian is in eastern San Diego County, and is at a higher elevation than much of the County. It is one of the rare places that sometimes see snowfall in the area because it is higher up than many of the places nearer the shore. Julian is the site of … Read more