Category Archives: Wider California adventures

Checking out the coast and Dinosaur Park on sparkling clear winter day

The Adventurers started their day with a walk around Shell Beach, first to the Dinosaur Park, where they met a dog who looked very much like Maggie. The Park once was the site of a huge wooden dinosaur without a … Continue reading

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On the road again, heading south on Highway 101

The Adventurers headed south just after lunch today, with the ultimate destination  being Pasadena, where the grand-twins, Kai and Lily live with their parents Nikki and Matt. But, true to form, they weren’t ambitious enough to make it the whole … Continue reading

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Hiking and a bit of sightseeing on coast heading to Big Sur

The Adventurers wanted something a bit less ambitious today, so they headed south to an are called Carmel Meadows that neither of them had ever explored. Parking at Monastery Beach (otherwise known as Mortuary Beach due to its dangerous riptide), … Continue reading

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Visit with classmate and long, scenic walk on the Monterrey Peninsula

The Adventurers aren’t sure if it’s an actual New Year’s tradition, but for the second year on the row they find themselves in Carmel for the New Year holiday, accompanied by The Mag. Their first stop today was in Carmel … Continue reading

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Late summer adventure begins at Caples Lake

The Adventurers often remark ‘there’s only one reason to miss Stockton – all the nearby paddling places. Not only is there a beautiful river – the Mokelumne as well as the Delta – you’re only about two hours from many Sierra … Continue reading

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Time to head home from what was great adventure

Today was mainly head home day. They stopped again at Wood Creek Cafe, and then for ice cream in Escalon. Just showing a bit more of the fun over the past few days…

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New boat game with D, more twin pool fun – all making for another full day

The Adventurers had thought they might rent double kayaks to take the kids out on the Lake again, but D had the idea that buying one of the many floatables sold at the Pinecrest store might be more fun. They … Continue reading

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