Tag Archives: United States
Louisville skyline - Fall 2009

Backpacker’s Guide to Louisville

Louisville is a city that isn’t trying to be anything but itself, and that’s why you should visit. More than just the home of the Kentucky Derby, visitors can take steamboat trips on the Ohio River, delve into the history of Thomas Edison (who lived there for two years), dine at some local staples or […]

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LifeofaBackpacker's Berkeley album on Photobucket

Students of Berkeley

When I first arrived in Berkeley, I walked straight to the campus. Students were moving to their next class, and the bells from Sather Tower sounded. I headed to Sproul Plaza, which is an area for student groups and organizers trying to recruit volunteers or spectators for their events. But I also found a group […]

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LifeofaBackpacker's Balboa Park album on Photobucket

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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