A Weekend in Palm Springs

First stop of our western USA road trip: Palm Springs – a desert resort city within the Coachella Valley, California My flight from New York to Palm Springs was around 9 hours, including stopovers. Arriving at the Palm Springs Int’l Airport is a lovely way to start your vacation. With its open-air concourse, cute shops, easy-to-navigate size,…

Golden Gate Park, San Franciso

Windmill, lake, botanical gardens, people sleeping under the tree, people running around, people walking their dogs, ducks swimming in the lake, paddle boats, guys meeting for a martial arts practice, a biking path from the beginning of the park all the way to the Ocean Beach.. It seems like the Golden Gate Park has it…

Monterey Bay Aquarium: The Jellies!

I believe these jellyfishes deserve one whole blog post just about them. The number of jellyfish species present in the Monterey Bay Aquarium is amazing. It is dark in the area where the jellyfishes were displayed. It is actually a good thing because it allows you to see the jellyfishes, especially the one that glows,…

Marin Headlands, San Francisco, CA

9:00 A.M. My uncle lives near Twin Peaks, two elevated hills near the geographic center of San Francisco City, so I was able to wake up to this lovely view of the city. 10:00 AM  I attended Sunday mass. 11:15 AM We ate brunch at Pesce, an italian restaurant at Castro Street. Around 12 NN After eating our…