Mobius Arch at Alabama Hills

The landscapes of California California’s landscape is one of the most varied that I have had the pleasure to visit. From the dramatic coastline of the Pacific Coast Highway, the mountains of Yosemite National Park and the giant forests of Sequoia National Park, the sunshine state has a little bit of everything to offer. …

We all love a good road trip don’t we? It’s a great way to travel,  to see a number of different places in one trip, building your own itinerary and taking everything at your own pace. A country as vast and varied as the USA is made for road trips, and no more so …

“The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.” John Muir  When you think about California, what springs to mind? Sunshine. Los Angeles, San Francisco, the Pacific Coast Highway, deserts and Yosemite National Park are a few places that I’m sure that some of you think of. They are all superb and …

If you are jumping straight in this ‘Part Two’ post – to recap, Part One covered some of the reasons why I fell in love with San Francisco. We also took a virtual tour on the Big Bus San Francisco, sharing some photos of the destinations along the way. Check it out here. The …

“I left my heart in San Francisco.” Tony Bennett It’s a bit of a cliche, I know, but I think I did leave my heart in San Francisco. This is a city I fell in love with and returned to more than once, each time having a different experience, exploring more of the city …

‘In every walk with Nature, one receives far more than he seeks.’ John Muir California has long been Number 1 on my list of ‘return to’ destinations since my first visit in 2003. Embarking on a long road trip covering cities, theme parks, the coast, deserts and mountains there is such a wide variety …

Having visited Kings Canyon & Sequoia National Park in California a couple of times, I have become a little obsessed with the Giant Sequoia tree. The Sequoiadendron gigantium also commonly known as the Giant Redwood can reach up to 280 feet in height and are among the oldest living things on earth, the oldest known …