Monday Mural | Found in San Jose

One day — a couple of years ago — on a stroll through the ‘Capital of Silicon Valley,’ I came across this mural beside one of the ‘light rail’ stations in the downtown area.  I’d like to call it the Diablo mural because this mural from San Jose, CA looks like… Read>>

Monday Mural | Found in Berkeley

For Monday Mural: Telegraph Avenue Murals This week I take you a little north of Oakland to the university town of Berkeley. After a walk through ‘Telegraph Avenue’ the year before last, I chanced upon these murals. Mural 1 — Mural design by Osha Neumann, painted with O’Brien Thiele Janet Kranzberg,… Read>>

Our World | Stockton Waterfront

One day we when we were totally at loose ends, we decided to pay Stockton a visit. We’d never been to Stockton, CA; only heard of it. Stockton is the headquarters of San Joaquin County, which is one of the 58 counties of California. This city that is built on the… Read>>

Monday Mural(s): Found in San Francisco

Tipsy from the TRIP is going to be linking to the meme Monday Mural from this week onwards. It looks like there are several pictures of paintings-on-the wall in the travel albums. To  start with, here are some San Francisco murals: Artist: Bill Weber [billwebermuralist.com] I looked up some info on… Read>>

Painted skies, silhouettes and warm glows

Caught: TwiLIGHT, Aptos, California.  The sun had set. The skies looked painted and the silhouettes of trees and buildings seemed to enhance the late-evening-light in the sky.   Aptos is a seaside town on California’s central coast. The location is Seascape Beach Resort, Aptos.  And because it lies on the coast… Read>>

Catching Light | Sunlit Valley

Catching the light on a sunlit valley somewhere in Monterey California. I caught this sight during a drive from Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA to the Bay Area. Linking this post to the meme:  Catching Light Thank you for the votes, Indibloggers. 🙂 For pictures from the road, Like/Follow Tipsy From The Trip on  Facebook.  Come,… Read>>

Utah’s rocky deserts – I

One morning in Utah’s rocky desert-land. The dry land watching the sun on its way up. And catching some early morning light. And my lens was busy catching the landscape catching the light. These pictures are from a moving train. Utah’s dry side, its canyons and rock forms and all,… Read>>