Posted by Pat on September 20, 2019 in Travel |

Cambria is equal distance between Los Angeles and San Francisco along beautifully scenic Highway One. It is small village of about 6600 residents and home to many artisans, wine makers, musicians, and surfer dudes. The primary economic source is tourism based largely on the fact that Cambria is located on the central coast of the beautiful […]

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Teenagers in California

Posted by Pat on July 14, 2016 in Travel |

The challenge: taking two teens, Mikaela 13 and Gabrielle 17, to California and planning excursions they will enjoy. It is a big challenge. What will they think is fun? Where to eat? Mikaela has not traveled to Italy and Spain like her big sister, so will their impressions be influenced by that? There is a […]

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Hiking Pinnacles National Park

Posted by Pat on April 30, 2013 in Travel |

Recently camped a few days at the “new” Pinnacles National Park. Towering rocks, good hiking trails, big and dark caves to crawl through, blue sky, lots of condor pairs soaring high above the peaks. Turkeys stay up late and get up early in the mornings. Camping is pretty plain but there are flush toilets, which […]

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Scarecrow Festival in Cambria

Posted by Pat on October 16, 2012 in Travel |

It’s a wonderful time of the year in Cambria. Even though our temperatures are record highs this month, it is still ideal weather for coastal inhabitants. The foggy weather of summer has abated and given way to blue skies, cool nights, and best of all, our annual Scarecrow Festival. During this month-long festival, local businesses […]

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Hacienda Lodge

Posted by Pat on February 28, 2011 in Travel |

Sometimes the best travels are close to home.


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