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Horsetail Falls, Yosemite National Park

We have been going to Yosemite National Park in February for the past three years and 2016 is certainly a huge improvement in water situation. After having spent two sunsets in 2015 waiting for horsetail with disappointment, I am thrilled to have photographed horsetail this year. We left Sunnyvale around 8AM and reached Yosemite View Lodge around […]

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Panther Beach – CA

Ever since I moved to California, Santa Cruz has been the most frequented place for all the fun reasons. Weekend bike rides along Hwy 1, swim around the wharf, run along the ocean, even a surfing attempt…. I have always wanted to come back sometime for a leisurely trip and take pictures, do some sight-seeing. […]

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Road Trip to New Mexico

9 days, 10 parks, 2 cities, 3300-miles and 3 drivers. Day 1: Sunnyvale to Joshua Tree National Park to Phoenix. Day 2: Phoenix to Saguaro National Park to Lordsburg. Day 3: Lordsburg to City of Rocks State Park to White sands National Monument. Day 4: White sands National Monument to Bosque Del Apache Wilderness to Socorro. Day 5: Socorro to Bosque Del […]

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Kelso Dunes at Mojave Desert National Preserve – CA

The day of chasing the sun continues….. From Sedona at Sunrise, to Mojave Desert National Preserve for sunset. Drive involved calculated breaks to make sure we reach in time for sunset. Coming back from New Mexico, we gained an hour entering California. We decided to stop at Kelso Dunes for sunset and it is fairly accessible […]

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North Peak at Mt. Diablo State Park, CA

Another backyard mountain worth exploring and get a great workout from some of the steepest trails in the bay area. (Image source: www.parks.ca.gov) We drove to Regency Drive entrance to start the 11-mile hike to Mt. Olympia Peak, followed by North Peak. We started the hike at 8:50AM. Address for GPS : 313 Mountaire Pkwy, Clayton, […]

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