Hi there! Hope most of you are enjoying this transition from summer to fall. For this week’s Photo Friday, I’ve opted to update a post from last summer. The photos below are from my visits to the Cabrillo National Monument back in October 2009 and March 2010.
Cabrillo National Monument is located at the very tip of the Point Loma Peninsula in California. This national park, which is very affordable at $5.00 per car (2010 prices – do check current prices if you decide to go), provides breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean. To see the exhibits at the Visitor Center and walk the path around the lighthouse takes approximately an hour.
Pair of photos taken March 2010 at Seaport Village in San Diego. I was walking from one end of the boardwalk to the other and snapped shots of the sun setting over San Diego Bay towards the same general direction but from two different spots along the boardwalk. I thought it was interesting how different the color and tint in each picture came out from the other picture.
Ah…spring break. It’s that time of year students everywhere are gearing up for a week of partying, or at least a week of absolute freedom in-between Winter Break and Summer Vacation.
As a student, I always looked forward to spring break but it wasn’t until I was done with school and gainfully employed that I truly appreciated Spring break. Go Figure.
When I was a young kid, I can’t say I remember spring breaks as anything special except more time to play outdoors, watch TV and read some more books. In high school, my friends and I would sit around the lunch table making grand plans to live it up during spring break. I don’t know if it was lack of money, cars or energy but none of these plans ever came to fruition. Continue reading →
Summer vacation season is in full swing for many people across the globe. As for me, I’ve opted to spend time at home, especially since I became a homeowner. Because it is so new for me, spending time at home relaxing feels like a vacation.
Besides, lately I’ve found that I prefer traveling in autumn or spring. Years of relegating vacations to those three months between the end of the current school year and beginning of the next, traveling to various locations in other seasons brings new life even to places I’ve been before. Continue reading →