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Yosemite National Park: Muir’s Fall & Ansel’s Inspiration
California / Journey / National Park / United States

Yosemite National Park: Muir’s Fall & Ansel’s Inspiration

“Yosemite Valley, to me, is always a sunrise, a glitter of green and golden wonder in a vast edifice of stone and space.” – Ansel Adams I lived in California for seven years, yet I have never been to Yosemite National Park. I think I was saving my visit for a special occasion. What could … Continue reading

Los Angeles, CA: Wildflowers & Vina’s Tiny House
California / Journey / United States

Los Angeles, CA: Wildflowers & Vina’s Tiny House

It’s spring time! After leaving Death Valley, we came across a beautiful field of yellow, purple and blue wildflowers. We stopped off long enough to make a couple of bouquets for Guillaume’s mother and grandmother, and to let Salies frolic through the fields until her paws were stained and her nose was full of pollen. Los … Continue reading

Death Valley, CA: Painted Rocks & the Milky Way
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Death Valley, CA: Painted Rocks & the Milky Way

“Goodbye, Death Valley.” – A lost pioneer bid farewell to the valley that almost killed him. 1850. Death Valley is like no other place on earth. In fact, it holds a few North American titles: the HOTTEST, the DRIEST, and the LOWEST. The jagged painted rocks crumble underfoot, making them difficult to climb. Shade is hard to … Continue reading