South Africa – Cape Town

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After a couple of hours flight from Joberg we were in CapeTown ready to explore. We rented a Airbnb flat in the city about 2 miles from the harbor and in the heart of the city We had a wonderful … Continued

Channel Islands Kayaking

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Sara and I were looking for a new adventure and found one on a trip to the channel islands off the coast of Ventura California. We signed up with a Kayaking adventure company and showed up for a ferry ride … Continued

#6 San Jacinto Hike

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Today was our last hike in 6 highest peaks in Southern California – hiking to San Jacinto Peak. We opted to start the hike at the Palm Springs Aerial Tram because we have heard about it for a long time and it … Continued

#5 San Gregornio Hike

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San Gorgonio is the highest peak in Southern California at 11,503 feet. The hike starts with a short walk on a dirt/gravel road and then across a dry rocky riverbed.   The trail doesn’t waste anytime going up on some steep switchbacks. … Continued

#4 San Bernadino Peak

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This morning Sara and I drove to Redlands to the San Bernadino peak trailhead. It was an early start leaving OC at 4:30am and parking at the trailhead by 6:20am. It was about 40 degrees at the trailhead. We started … Continued

#3 Mount Baldy Hike

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Sara and I completed our 3rd peak today by hiking Mount Baldy. Our hike started up a fire road after parking Manaker Flats. Next it was up switchbacks to the top of the ski lift Next it was up.devils backbone … Continued

Pacific Coast Duathlon

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This morning Sara and I competed in the Pacific Coast Duathlon. This was a Sprint Duathlon so the distance is 1 mile run, 12 mile bike and 3 mile run. The day started with us parking at El Moro beach … Continued

Hike #2 – Cucamonga Peak

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Sara and I went to the mountains for hike # 2 in our quest to hike the top 6 highest peaks in SO Cal. We reached the Cucamonga Peak trailhead at about 6:45 am and the parking lot was already … Continued