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Dog Days in Balboa Park

While I was in San Diego, I spent half of the day walking through Balboa Park. My personal walking tour started off of 6th Avenue and Juniper Road where I saw several people walking their dogs. I made my east along El Prado, snapping pictures of bikers, California Tower and the Bea Evenson Fountain. It […]

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Sin City Flash

In Vegas most people gamble. I was no exception to the rule. I put down a few bucks on the roulette table over the course of a few days and ended up ahead (I ended up losing $170 overall when I went to gamble on Fremont Street, but that’s a different story). But above all […]

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Drive around Lake Tahoe

One of the most pristine places in the Reno, Nevada region is Lake Tahoe. At more than 191,000 square miles, Lake Tahoe is not only the largest alpine lake in the United States, but the 26th largest in the world. When I went, I couldn’t help but take in the radiant blue water that shimmered […]

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Walking in San Francisco

One of the great things about San Francisco is its walkability. I managed to see four major tourist sites within two hours, three if you count the hour I spent eating lunch at Pier 39. The day started in the Mission. I walked from my host’s house to catch the 14 MUNI to Mission & […]

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Walk along San Diego Bay

After my train arrived about 45 minutes late in San Diego yesterday, I needed to unwind. My hostel recommended I take an hour long walking tour through the Gaslamp District, along the bay and through downtown. San Diego is absolutely full of life at any time of the day with runners, shoppers, photographers and even […]

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