Yosemite National Park Day 3 – Mirror Lake

Our third and final day in Yosemite was a short one as we had a 6 hour drive home. So this post is going to be a lot shorter than my previous two. We knew we would only have a few hours in the park which is why we packed so much in to the first 2 days. If you haven’t already, you can read about Day 1 (Yosemite Valley, Vernal Falls and Tunnel View) here, and Day 2 (Bridalveil Falls, Tioga Pass and Glacier Point) here.

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Yosemite National Park Day 2 – Bridalveil Falls, Tioga Pass and Glacier Point

Following on from my last post about our first day in Yosemite here are the photos from our second day in the park.  Again, I took hundreds so believe me this is the edited version. We managed to fit a lot in to day 2, it was definitely our busiest day, which also meant a lot of time in the car. You may need a cup of tea for this one… Continue reading “Yosemite National Park Day 2 – Bridalveil Falls, Tioga Pass and Glacier Point”

48 Hours in Palm Springs

I can’t believe we have lived in California a year now and still hadn’t visited Palm Springs. It has been on my list of places to visit, but it gets far too hot over the summer months and a lot of the town closes down, so I booked a September weekend ages ago hoping it would have cooled down enough to be enjoyable. Continue reading “48 Hours in Palm Springs”

Silver City Ghost Town, Kern Valley

I wrote last week about our camping trip for Labor Day weekend in Kernville where I mentioned we visited Silver City Ghost Town. I took quite a lot of photos, and as it was so unique and interesting I thought I would share another post with all of my pictures.

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A Week By The Coast At Huntington Beach

Apologies it has been a little quiet over here the past few weeks, we’ve been busy with a few trips that I now need to write up. While we are managing to travel quite a lot while we are in California, we tend to fit in lots of short 2/3 day trips making the most of the weekends. It was about time we had a ‘proper’ holiday, taking a whole week off to relax, so when we had visitors in the middle of August we decided to book a cottage at the coast for a week. Continue reading “A Week By The Coast At Huntington Beach”