Category Archives: California

Food for the Plant Based

You probably know we are fairly food obsessed.  For the past several years we have followed a plant based diet also known as a vegan lifestyle so we also have a huge focus on plants.  We have had some success … Continue reading

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Rose Bowl Parade Floats

If you are like most of us you remember watching the Rose Bowl Parade on New Years Day.  We haven’t been watching over the last several years but this time we find ourselves pretty close by.  While we didn’t brave … Continue reading

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Yosemite and Gold Country

Yosemite National Park has to be one of the most beautiful places on this planet.  Everywhere you turn in the valley there are gorgeous views of massive rock formations, waterfalls, forests and pastoral meadows.  There are 3 groves of Giant … Continue reading

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Monterey California

Monterey was our re-entry point from our time in the wild Big Sur country.  Time for a minor re-stock.  We found Monterey to be a lovely small city surrounded by more lovely towns and coast.  It was the capital of … Continue reading

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California Central Coast

They call the central coast of California “the original road trip”.  We call it the nature coast.  From Morro Bay to Monterey, this part of California offers spectacular rugged coast interspersed with beautiful beaches and mountains.  We found state parks … Continue reading

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Ventura Part 2

Too much Ventura for one blog… The surrounding area offers so much.  Channel Islands National Park seeks to preserve California as it once was.  The park consists of five islands just off the coast.  The cattle and pigs which had … Continue reading

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Ventura California

Ah Ventura!  The real California.  Thats the slogan around here and it kinda sums up how we feel about this place.  When we thought about spending some time in Cal. this was the kind of place we had in mind. … Continue reading

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