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Sequoia Grove

By On May 31, 2012

Once upon a time the world was covered in red forests consisting of gigantic, humongous, mammoth trees. These days, you’ll only find them along the Californian coast in one of the national… Read More

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Santa Barbara Do’s and Don’ts

By On May 25, 2012

“I wanna live here!” Every now and then we visit a place and as soon as we cross the city limit I am certain: I want to buy a house here. I… Read More

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Death Valley #3: Dust in the Wind

By On May 20, 2012

Another highlight in Death Valley: the Mesquite flat dunes. Even though the area looks small,  you can walk around for hours if you want to, following the sharp lines of crescent dunes… Read More

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Death valley #2: Mosaic Canyon

By On May 15, 2012

Who ever thinks Death Valley is just desert is wrong. Ok, there are beautiful sand dunes (more about that soon), salt plains and lots of pink, purple and beige rocks, but the… Read More

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Escape To Alcatraz

By On May 9, 2012

“Lights out! Total lock down!” I try to imagine what it must have been like. Being imprisoned on Alcatraz. But when I wander around the island between the run down buildings and… Read More

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Mandarin Oriental Hotel, San Francisco

By On May 9, 2012

If Lucy from A Room With A View could have seen the view from my room, she would have appreciated it even more than the view she got in the little Italian pension… Read More

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On the Road

By On May 6, 2012

In 10 days we crossed 4 states, drove 2500 km, listened to Take it Easy by the Eagles over 30 times (“Don’t let the sound of your wheels drive you crazy”), used… Read More