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Joshua Tree Adventuring…

What a thrill to finally be here. Joshua Tree has been on my bucket list for far too long. This was our first stop, I suppose you can tell I’m very excited. Oh my Joshua Tree, a fine specimen indeed. A pano here for your enjoyment. Folks, if you ever get a chance to visit this gorgeous National Park, don’t pass it up. It is truly worth the stop. Of course the weather must always be taken into account and one must plan well. Amazing rock formations, molten lava that rose long ago. The beauty is endless… A walk and wine session is a must. Here’s a quick link to this amazing National Park, by now I’m thinking 🤔 you’re thinking… you must go some time in your life. https://www.nps.gov/jotr/index.htm Research research research, I can’t express enough folks do your research on what to bring, when to go, etc… the desert can be brutal, you must take care and be prepared. Our little Airbnb the ‘Sunrise Cove’ was just perfect.

Torrey Pines, Oh My 

When in San Diego, Torrey Pines is one of my absolute favorite places to visit. The area offers such fantastic views of the sea. One can get in a really good workout here as well.  Parking can be found at the base of the reserve. The walk up the road to the trails is a good uphill trek and will definitely get you warmed up for the trails. On this particular visit my husband and I choose to explore the Guy Fleming Trail, which is the first trail you come to.  Torreyana Pine  A gorgeous sandstone formation  On the Guy Fleming Trail  Nice August day by the sea Love this view from the trail It was good to be back.  A pano for you Oh So Cal you do remain my fav! 💙 Torrey Pines State Beach, what a delight. 

Life On A Log 

On a recent trip to Kentucky we took another fine hike. I could not help but stop in my tracks to marvel at this very grand scene,  Life On A Log Aw mother nature, thank you. How you continually amaze me!                                                                                                     g. 

Onward and Upward, To Tenaja Falls 

I hiked up to Tenaja Falls in the Cleveland National Forest with friends recently. What a glorious area. And so it begins…  By car to get to the trail we took it’s about a 4 mile drive on a one lane winding road. Our trusty driver knew to take it slow, having completed this hike a few times already. I was just fine with the slow ride as there are many a blind corner to be manuvered along the way. The trail is about 1.4 miles over rocks and stream up to the Falls.  https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/california/tenaja-falls-trail From what I understand and as you will learn from the All Trails link above there are a few different access points to chose from. We went with the shorter trail to the water falls.  So much beauty along the way…  ​ ​ Not such a bad idea, it is mountain lion country afterall.   Hope you enjoyed this post.    g.  P.s. Next time I’d take a bit more water and a hiking emergency kit due to, no cell …