Category Archives: Wider California adventures

Hiking Irish Hills before the rain came

Rain was predicted up and down California today, but the Adventurers got on the road earlier enough to beat it, at least in San Luis Obispo where they stopped for a hike at Irish Hills open space, well named, at … Continue reading

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Weather too gorgeous – let’s stay another day!

That was the decision of the Adventurers. Why drive home on Monday when they could enjoy Pismo Beach on a sunny, gorgeous not quite spring day. They headed to the dune that make Pismo famous on foot with The Mag … Continue reading

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Sunday night stop in Pismo Beach

After their morning outing, the Adventurers headed up the coast, destination Dolphin Inn & Spa at Pismo Beach. It was a wise choice. The weather was gorgeous and they got upgraded to a palatial suite with a balcony that Maggie … Continue reading

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Looking at other kinds of wildlife with a walk along the San Lorenzo River

Hotel Paradox, where the Adventurers spent the night, is located just a couple of blocks from spruced up downtown Santa Cruz’s shops and restaurants. But getting there involves navigating dozens of homeless and/or IV drug users as well as a … Continue reading

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Spur of the moment trip to go kayaking at Elkhorn Slough on New Year’s Day

The Adventurers started thinking about heading to the Central Coast to kayak Elkhorn Slough on New Year’s Eve. Today they put the plan in motion, including the decision to spend the night in Santa Cruz tonight rather than come home. … Continue reading

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Morning walk to Pasadena’s Robinson Memorial before heading north

The Adventurers took one last walk around Pasadena before hitting the road this morning. It was a shorter walk, a loop that included City Hall and All Saints Church, where L worshipped during her South Pasadena years. The City Hall … Continue reading

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Two more from fun night at Zoo lights

Son-in-law Matt sent two more photos. The Adventurers being ultimate shadowy and the group posing together. A fun night…                    

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