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Trip Prep: Iceland and Copenhagen

When Katya and I got married earlier this year we decided to take a short Mini–Moon, and have a delayed honeymoon later in the year, both for financial and scheduling reasons. Well now the time has come to get ourselves out of the country and enjoy some time exploring new places. We’ll have one full day…

Yosemite 2015…

So another year and another trip to the Yosemite Valley. This was the third year in a row that my family and I have gone, probably the 15th or 16th time we’ve been there overall , and it still hasn’t lost its ability to amaze me. As we passed the parks entrance, heading up the…

Apple Picking…

Our Friends Kat and Chris invited Katya and I to go apple picking with them at Willowbrook Apple Farm in Oak Glen, about 30 minutes from our house. It was a nice sunny afternoon and the places wasnt especially crowded. I wanted to practice some more with my Lens Baby 35mm lens and the Farm…

Yosemite 2014

Well after a busy week, I’ve returned home from Yosemite. Though I’ve visited many times it still is a wondrous place to me and I visited Glacier Point for the first time.  Heading  through the long tunnel then the big reveal of the valley as you exit, always fills me with excitement. The weather was…

A trip to the Huntington Library…

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Valley of Fire…

Karen and I had headed out to Vegas for USC’s Bowl Game, and we had a few hours to kill so we decided to take a quick trip to the nearby Valley of Fire. “World-renowned for its 40,000 acres of bright red Aztec sandstone outcrops nestled in gray and tan limestone, Valley of Fire State…

Waimea Falls and Gardens, Hawaii…

We headed east from the North Shore to see the Waimea falls and gardens. The place was huge, with thousands of trees and flower from across the globe. This was my first trek into a “jungle” environment. Though the falls were very underwhelming, strolling through the gardens more then made up for it. I felt…

North Shore, Hawaii…

After our stay in the hectic and crowded southern part of the island we jumped into our rented Jeep and drove to the North Shore to relax by the beach for a few days. It was only a short drive, but in that time the feel of the land changed, the noise slowly disappeared. Other…

Yosemite National Park…

As a precursor to my brothers wedding at the Wawona Hotel, Me and my two closest friends headed up to nearby Yosemite National Park for a week. Neither of them had been to the park before so it was a fun experience to show them this wonderful place. I often think of just quitting my…