We went to a lake called Mirror Lake which is in Yosemite National Park. We had to go on a little trek through the forest (about 1.5 miles). When we got there the lake was really beautiful but when I put my foot in the water it was so cold. Then we walked back to … Continue reading Mirror Lake
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
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!
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
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.
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
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