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GoldenGateBridge_SanFrancisco_JosephineVirginia (1 of 1)

San Francisco

By On August 2, 2015

I drove over the Bay bridge to get into the hilly city of San Francisco at about 1:00 in the afternoon. I was stunned to see that this bridge is almost as… Read More

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By On July 30, 2015

While I was in San Francisco I took a day trip over to Sausalito, a small beach town across the bay. A bit quieter and more laid back from the city Sausalito… Read More

Yosemite_JosephineVirginia (45 of 65)

Yosemite Part 2

By On July 28, 2015

On the third day in Yosemite, I decided to do a 15 mile hike through Yosemite Creek and Yosemite falls. I think this is actually the best way to do the falls.… Read More

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Yosemite Part 1

By On July 26, 2015

I left Monterey at dawn to try to get to Yosemite early in the morning to secure a good camping spot. I was half-hoping that there would still be spots in the… Read More

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Big Sur

By On July 21, 2015

From Malibu I headed up highway 1 to Big Sur. That entire drive is absolutely stunning. Massive cliffs drop off into the pure azure waters of the Pacific. The pictures don’t convey… Read More

ZumaBeach_Malibu_JosephineVirginia (7 of 12)

Malibu and Santa Barbara

By On July 19, 2015

After L.A. I drove a couple miles north to Malibu. Lucky enough to stay with friends of friends I was situated at a beautiful house overlooking Zuma Beach. I took a long… Read More

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Venice Beach

By On July 15, 2015

I don’t know why but I never put the fact that Venice Beach is right beside L.A. together. I’m going to blame it on not being taught any geography in grade school,… Read More

SantaMonica_JosephineVirginia (21 of 21)

Santa Monica (and a bit of L.A.)

By On July 12, 2015

I came into LA via way of highway 1 getting on it around Laguna Beach, curious to see what kind of town produced the people I had seen on MTV. Following the… Read More


Joshua Tree

By On July 8, 2015

From the coast I headed to Joshua Tree. I was staying at an Air BnB in town and was very excited, as it was the most luxurious place I had allowed myself.… Read More

Encinitas_JosephineVirginia (16 of 24)

Southern California, Encinitas

By On June 29, 2015

I drove from Sedona to San Diego in one stretch and pulled into San Diego around 11:00 a night. The next morning I woke up to a whole different world. In place… Read More