Yosemite National Park

Wawona Campground is the first site in Yosemite. We booked it months before we came on the trip. Wawona site is really near Mariposa Grove and about a 30 min mountain drive from Yosemite Valley. We are pleased we did book, as Yosemite Valley, is very VERY busy, and even though the campgrounds surrounding the … Continue reading Yosemite National Park

Off Grid!

Picked up the camper from the outskirts of San Francisco and started the drive in to Stanislaus Forest to begin our journey through Yosemite National Park to Sequoia National Park. The forest trip is a week long before heading back to the coast and driving up to San Francisco. The camper is pretty cool. Proper … Continue reading Off Grid!

Alcatraz Island

It wouldn’t be a trip to San Francisco if we didn’t visit the most famous island in the world, now classed as one of America's 61 National Parks. Alcatraz was home to some of the most notorious criminals to have lived at the time between the 30’s and 60’s. Including non other than life gangster, … Continue reading Alcatraz Island

Yankee Dave

Met up with an old friend from a long time ago. He lives here in San Fran. Met at Beretta on Valencia street. So great to catch up after these 18 years. Hopefully we will get another meet up before we head up the coast back to San Fran.

The Exploratorium

If you ever visit San Francisco with kids, The Exploratorium on Pier 15 is an absolute must. By no means a cheap date at $100 per family, but it is certainly a unique experience. The Exploratorium is filled with what can only be described as science experiments on an industrial scale, built to stand a … Continue reading The Exploratorium

San Francisco

We were lucky enough to be loaned the most beautiful flat from Paul, an ex colleague of Tans. Located near Mission district and surrounded by lots of cool things and foody places. It didn’t take us long to feel at home there. San Francisco has a great feel to it, kinda like Hipstery. We spent … Continue reading San Francisco

Waimea Falls

A short trip from Lanikai Beach is Waimea Falls. Set in a beautiful valley in North Shore, Waimea is a botanical garden walk followed up with a refreshing waterfall and natural lagoon within which you can swim.