Solvang: A Danish Fairytale

Solvang is one of those places that made me feel like I was in the middle of a fairy tale. To say, ‘in the middle of a Hans Christian Andersen story’ would be just the perfect way to put it. Picture this setting: Me (and the kids and the husband … Read>>

Found on walls of Stanford Church

For today’s murals, we go back to Stanford University in California, this time to see the biblical images on the walls of the Stanford Church. Stanford Memorial Church was erected by Jane Lathrop Stanford in memory of her husband Leland Stanford. She wanted it to be open to all and … Read>>

Our World: Mt. Shasta

Mt. Shasta is one of the taller volcanoes of the Cascade Range. This active volcano lies in Siskiyou County in Northern California is visible from Interstate 5 if you are on the way to Oregon (or if you are driving down from there). If you are on your way South, … Read>>

Monday Mural | Found in Stanford

Here’s a mural I found inside the Stanford University Campus. Do you know the name of this mural or the artist? Or what it means? Linking to Monday Mural If you like murals, you might also like:Mural from Washington  Found in SeattleMurals from Oregon: Found near Mt. Hood Found in … Read>>

Snaking through several shades of green

If you are travelling between the cities of Tracy and Livermore in California, chances are you will take I-580 to your destination. 580 takes you through the hills of the Diablo Range and shows you many of the windmills that dot the landscape.  Say you want more: like roads that … Read>>

A dark sand beach tucked away in the hills

A few months back, when it was still nice and sunny in California, we planned to spend an afternoon and evening on one of San Francisco’s beaches. What we didn’t know was that, those were ‘high hopes’ considering it was summer. That was such a bad idea and we learnt that … Read>>

Pier 39 | When the lights come on

Pier 39 is a touristy and full-of-life area in San Francisco, California. This is a great place to go for an evening stroll, buy San Francisco-souvenirs and chocolates, go window shopping, eat some shrimp, Fish n’ Chips or Clam Chowder and watch the seals or the boats come in after … Read>>

Is that a rainbow?

Over the weekend, we visited Yosemite National Park in California. While we were there, we walked up the 0.5 mile trail to see the Bridal Veil Falls, one of the POIs of this National Park. At this time of the year, the falls in Yosemite are not known to be … Read>>

Happy Fall!

Linking to the NF meme Catching Light (the place to link your light-photos) & Our World See more Fall posts HERE And more of TipsyFromTheTrips’s light photos HERE For pictures from the road, Like/Follow Tipsy From The Trip on  Facebook.  Come, Trip with us. 😉  You may also like — Fall-ing in love … Read>>