Category Archives: California

Where the Torrey Pines grow – Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

The endangered species of the Pinus torreyana, commonly known as the Torrey pine grows only in two places in southern California: on the island Santa Rosa of the Channel Islands out of Santa Barbara and in the Torrey Pines State … Continue reading

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Being a Tourist at Scripps Pier in San Diego

A few weeks ago I saw some amazing photos of a pier in San Diego and I wanted to go there. I wanted to see that amazing place and take photos of it. Of course I knew it is a … Continue reading

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Hiking in the Mountains of Idyllwild

Idyllwild was a short weekend trip with a lot of fun things we did. One of the nice things we did is a hike in the surrounding mountains of the little mountain resort. We hiked on one of the most … Continue reading

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A Relaxing Weekend in Idyllwild

Idyllwild is a little mountain village in the San Jacinto Mountains, east to Los Angeles. The southern California mountain resort lies one mile in altitude. There are some rock formations that are very popular for rock climbing. It’s a whole … Continue reading

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Peeking into Backyards on a Garden Tour in San Diego

I am such a lucky girl – I have been again in San Diego when they do the Clairemont Garden Tour on the first Saturday in May. This time there were just 10 gardens or yards to visit, two of … Continue reading

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