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

Wisconsin Trip 2018

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Visiting in Minnesota Our Wisconsin trip this year, started by us driving to Minnesota. Our good friends Rob and Jane invited us to join them at their cabin. When we arrived we were blown away by their “cabin”. In the … 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

Yosemite 2018

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Yosemite is one of our favorite places to camp and hike. Our journey started just past the tunnel at the first lookout into the valley. You can see half dome in the distance and our plan is to go there … Continued

Temecula Balloon Festival

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Sara and I have been wanting to go to the Temecula Balloon and wine festival for years and we made it happen. The festival is broken up into two days. Friday night is the Balloon light up and Saturday is … 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