Yosemite, the More Visited Part

What can I say? If you haven’t visited Yosemite, run, do not walk, do not pass go: just go. And don’t forget the less visited part when you do. Click here to see the album on Google Photos.

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Yosemite, the Less Visited Part

For this trip we didn’t go onto the valley floor. Which is what everyone thinks of as “Yosemite”…even though it’s only a tiny fraction of the park. Instead, we went to the Tuolumne Meadows region. Highly recommended! Of course, you should stop by the more visited part, too :). Click

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When in Rome…

You can hardly walk anywhere in the Eternal City without running into something of historical significance. Watch out for the pickpockets on the subway, though :). Click here to see the album on Google Photos.

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The Real Northern California

I’ve always thought it funny people call the Bay Area “northern California” when it’s only halfway up the state. Probably the result of arrogance brought on by where the first major European settlements were and were the early population growth occurred. The real northern California is spectacular. Click here to

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Cruising to Alaska

We’d never been on a cruise before so didn’t know what to expect. It was awesome! Yes, the frequent rains were a bit of a downer — it was an unusually wet July in the Alaskan Panhandle — but the scenery and adventure more than made up for it. Click

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