Maui – 7/13/2018

On this day, we enjoyed breakfast at the buffet at our hotel, which featured the usual breakfast suspects, along with miso soup, Kahlua pork, and some other fun items. After breakfast, we went for a hike on the Lahaina Pali trail. It was only about 5 miles, but was quite steep, and involved scrambling up … More Maui – 7/13/2018

Maui 7/10/2018

On Tuesday, we took a drive on the legendary Road to Hana, and experienced its legendary beauty as well as legendarily slow traffic. We hiked to the twin falls, where Jenn took a quick swim. As Jenn was walking along mossy rocks, the distinct scent of thick tropical foliage and sticky air on the way … More Maui 7/10/2018

Hearst’s Castle 6/3/17

We enjoyed a delicious breakfast at J. Patrick House, which started with grapefruit juice, coffee, and shredded apples and raspberries paired with a poppyseed dressing. This was followed by a vegetable strata and turkey breakfast sausage, and concluded with a delicious apricot banana nut bread with apricot cream cheese and strawberry jam. Hearst’s Castle met … More Hearst’s Castle 6/3/17

Cambria 6/2/17

We had a delicious Mexican breakfast in Santa Barbara, then made our way up the coast to Cambria. We stopped for a view of Lake Cachuma (left, below) and briefly in Moro Bay on the way (right, below).   We arrived in the Cambria area a couple of hours early, so we went on a … More Cambria 6/2/17