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May2011

  • Pristine Lake Tahoe

    It was the colours of Lake Tahoe that I found most fascinating. We first spotted the Lake from the mountain roads that led to South Lake Tahoe. The lake was several miles away but we could see a bluish green surface from the distance. However, when we were finally driving...
  • Tahoe…Finally

    Lake Tahoe has been on our list of places-to-visit for a long time now. We just never got down to planning it. Then one evening hubby just announced out of the blue that we were off to Tahoe that weekend. Now who can say ‘No’ to an idea of...
  • A horse haven on the Santa Cruz Mountains

    I was there for the wine but it was the locale and the handsome riding horses at Cooper-Garrod that gave me a high that day. This ranch near Saratoga owned by the Coopers and Garrods seemed to have as many horses as a place would need to take visitors...
  • Wine tasting at Cooper Garrod

      If there’s no wine at home, it only means one thing — its time to head to a winery! And a little wine tasting would do no harm. Why go far away when the Santa Cruz Mountains are just a stone’s throw from where we live. This time we...
  • Exotic animals at Happy Hollow

    Do you know what this animal is? That is a Capybara. And would you believe it if I said that this creature is a rodent? Well, that is exactly what it is. The Capybara is also the largest rodent on the face of the earth. A board at Happy...
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