Our World: Folsom Lake

Folsom Lake, California

The weekend before last we drove through Patterson Pass Road and saw what the rains had done to the Diablo Range this winter. Then last weekend we went east to see Folsom Lake, a reservoir whose level has been an indication of how bad California’s-drought-of-five-years has been. Folsom Lake, which lies … Read>>

Found in Capitola | Rainforest Mural

Rainforest mural

This week for Monday Mural,  I’m taking you back to Capitola, CA. And this time, what I have to show you in this coastal town is a rainforest mural. It is picture or a rich green vegetation with some colourful birds and colourful flowers too. I found this rainforest mural … Read>>

The hills are alive again

Patterson Pass

East of San Francisco Bay Area in California lies a mountain range known for its considerably low hills that are dry in the summer but turn green when winter rains call upon the area. This chain of hills called the Diablo Range is alive again thanks to the many storms … Read>>

Door art : Found in Capitola

Capitola Village in California’s Santa Cruz County offers sweeping views of the Monterey Bay and shows you colourful buildings that you’ll never get tired of photographing. A walk through the village is always such a delight. I’ve been to Capitola a couple of times and can swear it is a … Read>>

Our World: Point Reyes Beach North

It’s winter here, the kind that is true to Northern California,with low temperatures and snow on the mountain ranges and foothills, and of course rain. This year winter seems to be serving California with so much rain that some areas in the state have tasted flood and many other places … Read>>

PhotoFeature: Portland Japanese Garden in Winter

I seem to have an affinity for Japanese Gardens. Landscaped with rich greenery and dotted with stone and bronze sculptures not to mention the ponds in them, these gardens seem to have a soothing effect on me. When I walked in through the gates of Portland Japanese Garden, it became … Read>>

Pixar Play parade: Faces and Floats

We had heard about Mickey’s Soundsational Parade in Disneyland but didn’t get to watch properly. What we didn’t know while were were at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, CA was that Disney California Adventure (Park) also had a parade. The day we spent there, we saw the preparations for an … Read>>