Category Archives: Wider California adventures

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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Capping off a SoCal visit with evening at Zoo Lights

The Adventurers ended their Pasadena sojourn by accompanying Nikki, Matt and Tiki Twins Kai and Lily to Zoo Lights at the Los Angeles Zoo. They first stopped for dinner at the Pub at Golden Road, a huge restaurant connected to … Continue reading

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A walk through Prospect historical district post turkey day

When D googled various walking routes near the Rose Bowl, Prospect Blvd. popped up as one with fewer cars. So that’s where they headed this morning. Neither had either been on what they found out was a historic district. Here’s … Continue reading

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Icons of Pasadena walk on a hot Thanksgiving morning

When the Adventurers got to Pasadena yesterday (after a delightful coastside walk in Santa Barbara where no photos were taken), it was in the mid-to-high 90s. Just yuck and relatively unheard, at least L remembers no such temps in the … Continue reading

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Spectacular clear Fall day in Santa Barbara

Two years ago the Adventurers were in Santa Barbara overnight on their way to a Thanksgiving dinner in Pasadena and they almost froze to death. It was so windy and chilly that the local restaurant they went to because the … Continue reading

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Three day Carmel sojourn ends with a wimp of a hike, not a bang

The Adventurers needed to get back to the Peninsula today so that D could referee a water polo game in the afternoon. So, after an earlyish breakfast, they headed to a hike up the hill they’ve enjoyed on previous trips … Continue reading

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