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Donner Party Memorial

Of course, Donner Pass and Donner Lake are named for the Donner Party.  If you are not familiar with American history, this was a group heading west that got trapped in the pass in winter and many did not make … Continue reading

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Ano Nuevo Island

I have shot Ano Nuevo Island a few times on previous visits. It is out of bounds to visitors and very popular with the wildlife. In the past, it has been a bit gray or misty and not so easy … Continue reading

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Elephant Seals

Earlier in the year, I took a trip to Ano Nuevo State Park to photograph the elephant seals. This was a photo tour early in the morning in the middle of the mating season and you can read more about … Continue reading

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Mt Diablo Summit

Having trekked along the trails on one side of Mt Diablo, we decided to finish the day off by heading to the summit. This time we took a more motorized form of transportation and drove up there. We passed many … Continue reading

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Mt Diablo Hike

We may have lived in Dublin for over six months now but, for some reason, we had yet to go and stretch our legs on Mt Diablo. Such a large mountain so close to us, it is hard to miss … Continue reading

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Bale Grist Mill

Sometimes you find yourself doing something that you hadn’t planned but that turns out to be far more interesting than you had envisaged. That is certainly the case with Bale Grist Mill. We were taking a day trip up to … Continue reading

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