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Purple Sea Urchins Invasion at Monterey Bay

November 1, 2020, a swarm of Purple Sea Urchins invaded Monterey Bay, threatening the survival of its vital ocean ecosystem. No one knew when they arrived. No one knew when they started replacing some of its local life forms. Invasion … Continue reading

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Maisie’s Peak

Destination is the trophy. Experience is the prize. Wasn’t sure if my son will go with me for a major 3 hour Saturday hike with friends, but just before he slept, he confirmed he will. It was his first group … Continue reading

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When Nature Gives It’s Heart

When Nature gives its heart, be ready to be overwhelmed. It doesn’t have a mark except an aluminum trash can and an electric post with 3 yellow horizontal lines. How we ended there or how it found us still baffles … Continue reading

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Garappata Beach, Chameleon of Beaches

Today, we get to experience Summer that is truly us. For a moment nothing else matters except him, her, me and the beach we love. In my native tongue, Garappata means tick or parasite. First verbal reaction, “Eeew,” followed by … Continue reading

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River Inn Big Sur

Old town charm, new exciting Nature adventure discovery. This is what to me describes River Inn Big Sur. Few images pop up in our Google search every time we search for places to stay in Big Sur but it never … Continue reading

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God’s Miracle of Second Chances

2015, 8 days after our 2 weeks Summer Road Trip in California, we left Texas that was home for 9 years and move to California to follow a dream. We left everything behind, bad memories included except 9 luggages and … Continue reading

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The Golden Hour

Between the fog and the scary unknown is a fleeting magical moment of hope, clarity and peace, The Golden Hour. Driving coastal HWY 1, we were greeted by an increasingly dense fog that seemed to have swallowed the ocean whole. … Continue reading

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Once Upon A Time In San Francisco

There was a time San Francisco is a city of welcoming smiles, positivity and endless fun. It was the perfect weekend escape and getaway. It was home away from home. So, today, there will be no COVID-19 nor hundreds of … Continue reading

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Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Disneyland Before Coronavirus

Don’t know when we can go back safely to the most amazing place on Earth, Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland, Anaheim but I was able to capture the adventure in my iPhone from our last February 2020 trip just before the … Continue reading

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Aquarena Spring’s Glass Bottom Boat

A natural wonder of the Hill Country, Aquarena Springs gained popularity when it opened in 1928 as a resort nestling on top of the crystal clear Spring lake together with the sailing of its first of the many glass bottom … Continue reading

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