It’s raining again here in Wine Country. It’s been raining a lot lately. So much so that talk of drought has given way to discussions of full reservoirs and we’ve been wondering if our next vehicle should really be an ark. So it seems like the perfect day to stay ind
Street parking in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco Golden Gate Park sprawls out over more than 1,000 acres. It offers countless paths to stroll and enjoy a break from the city while staying right inside it.…
It’s only a few days before Christmas. The malls are slammed, parking lots overflowing. We kept being surprised at the line ups at all the stores. We didn’t remember dealing with this in years past. That’s when it hit us – we haven’t been home for Christmas in
Pigeon Beach on Pigeon IslandCOs Quarters Sign at Pigeon Island National ParkAfter a bout of food poisoning, perhaps brought on by chicken from a local stand in Gros Islet or perhaps by homemade ice cream, the only other trip we managed during our St Lucia vacation was to Pigeon Islan
A view of the Bahai Gardens from the top of Mount Carmel. This morning we took the guided tour of the Bahai gardens (you have to take one to visit the sight). They’re built into the side of Mount Carmel, and probably the most beautiful gardens in the world.
A view climbing down towards Herod's Palace, Masada Well, yesterday morning we woke up at 4 am like good little tourists and drove to Masada, where we hiked up the "snake path" 1500 feet (400ish meters) in time to see the sunrise over the Dead Sea. Gorgeous, but al