Tourism Adventures

Wildflowers of Torrey Pines, Guy Fleming Trail

Super Bloom, Spring 2017 The drought that has plagued the Southwest United States, Southern California included, has been declared over... for the most part. We saw hardly any rain over the last five years and this winter we made up for the deficit. Finally! And when the rains come, so do the wildflowers. The Torrey… Continue reading Wildflowers of Torrey Pines, Guy Fleming Trail

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New Tricks with Old Friends- Aqua Hiking and Kung Pao Calamari (Bonus! Make a Friend Try Ahi Poke)

Friends visiting us from out of town? A visit to Torrey Pines is mandatory. Torrey Pines State Preserve this Friday... so lovely: Southern California is experiencing a severe drought right now. So, when the friends from Indiana are visiting, what do we get for the weather? Two days of steady rain thanks to Hurricane Dolores.… Continue reading New Tricks with Old Friends- Aqua Hiking and Kung Pao Calamari (Bonus! Make a Friend Try Ahi Poke)

Tourism Adventures

Peñasquitos Preserve, Waterfall to the West End

I have hiked in the Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve, but always approaching from the east and hiking to the waterfall. By "hike," I mean easy walk. I knew that the preserve trails continued all the way into Sorrento Vally, just east of the 5 and 805 freeways... by the way, you know how to peg… Continue reading Peñasquitos Preserve, Waterfall to the West End