Tag: Travel

Downtown San Jose, California

August 2021 We came to San Jose, California to attend our first convention in over a year.  I do love attending conventions at the San Jose Convention Center as it’s so close to some great restaurants, hotels, and entertainment venues.  I hope to have time someday to visit the museums in the area, too.  It

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Roadtripping: The Extraterrestrial Highway

Extraterrestrial Highway Highway 375, Nevada April 2, 2021 We spent a few days in Las Vegas to get out of Los Angeles for a bit.  Our purpose was to do some exploring outside of the Las Vegas environs.  We also did a hike on the Historic Railroad Trail near the Lake Mead Recreation Area in

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Historic Railroad Trail and Hoover Dam

 Historic Railroad Trail and the Hoover Dam Boulder City, Nevada March 31, 2021    The plan was to head to the Lake Mead Recreation Area in Boulder City, Nevada on Wednesday and drive the Extraterrestrial Highway on Thursday.  I wanted to get to Lake Mead around 9am which is when the visitor center opens.  We

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Las Vegas During COVID

Las Vegas During COVID : March 30 – April 2, 2021 We headed to Las Vegas the last week of March to take a break from Los Angeles, and explore the surrounding area.  With COVID restrictions beginning to loosen many places were in the process of re-opening, though many storefronts and eateries remained closed, but I’ll

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Oregon or Bust : Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal Rookery – May 29, 2015

Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal Rookery – May 29, 2015 San Simeon, California February 19, 2021 I took a solo road trip from Los Angeles, California to Portland Oregon in 2015.  I’ve been too lazy to write up anything on that trip, but the current pandemic has made me remember past travels so I’m writing up

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Christmas in the Park : A Drive Through Experience

Christmas in the Park : A Drive Through Experience  December 15, 2020 With the restrictions in place due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, entertainment venues are having to adapt quickly and the annual Christmas in the Park in San Jose, California was no exception.  Christmas in the Park is normally being held at Plaza de

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Solvang Trip : Solvang, California

Solvang, California by Veronica Nunez August 20, 2020 The Scandinavian architecture, food, and shopping are the main attractions for visiting Solvang, California.  I don’t believe the Danish Heritage Festival also referred to as “Danish Days” will be held this year due to the pandemic.  I’d like to return to experience the festival in future years,

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