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Scenic Routes

  • To Hamilton

    California 130 – The road to Mt. Hamilton Mt Hamilton is one of the tallest mountains on the Diablo Range in California. California State Route 130 is the road that will take you from San Jose to the top of the mountain, which is also the home of Lick...
  • Through Zephyr’s picture window

    If Amtrak swears that a trip on the California Zephyr is a journey through one of the most picturesque train routes in North America, they really seam to mean it. The pictures in this photo-feature will prove just that — that this is indeed a ‘scenic route’. In the...
  • Aboard the California Zephyr

    California Zephyr going around a bend in the Rocky Mountains, Colorado Denver, Colorado, was always on the cards. But when I came across a story last year, on San Francisco to Chicago (through Denver) being one of the most scenic train routes in the United states, I wished we...
  • Snapshots from Shoreline Highway

    We got to drive through another part of the famous Highway 1* a few weeks ago. This time it was the stretch North of San Francisco, as we were on our way to Stinson Beach in Marin County. This stretch of the highway is called Shoreline Highway and goes up...
  • The Hamilton drive

    We’ve been living in the SF Bay Area for almost three years now, yet I don’t know why we never really thought of going up Mount Hamilton although we had known about it. A few weeks ago that trip did ultimately happen and I am so glad it did....
  • 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...
  • Breathtaking ‘Gateway to Wayanad’

    On the Western Ghats in southern India is a little green heaven called Wayanad. Cut out of the Northeastern part of Kerala, this district is one of the new hot-spots for travellers to South India. Of the many far flung attractions here, there is one thing you should not miss if you like scenic...
  • 17 Mile Drive – much more than a seaside drive

    We all love the seaside. We all love long drives. How about a drive along the coast? What if it is that of the Pacific Ocean that we are talking about? One great  place to do this is the 17-Mile Drive. 17 mile drive runs through the Del Monte...
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