San Jose

  • Found in the Capital of Silicon Valley

    Reflection by  Stefania Gueorguieva I found these pieces of public art during a walk through San Jose’s Plaza de Cesar Chavez in June last year. The first two paintings in this post were on utility boxes in the park. These works of art are part of a project called...
  • 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...
  • Catching San Jose’s Christmas lights

    Linking to the NF meme Catching the light You might also like: San Jose’s Christmas in the Park  For pictures from the road, Like/Follow Tipsy From The Trip on  Facebook.  Come, Trip with us. 😉  You may also like -- Found in the Capital of Silicon Valley Monday Mural | Found in...
  • Catching the light: On a sun-kissed rose

    Place: Municipal Rose Garden, San Jose, CA Linking ti the NF meme: For pictures from the road, Like/Follow Tipsy From The Trip on Facebook.  Come, Trip with us. 😉  You may also like -- Monday Mural | Found in Bend, OR 360degrees | Pismo Beach From the Window Seat | Honolulu Our World...
  • OurWorld: Alum Rock Park

    Alum Rock Park in San Jose is said to be one of the oldest municipal parks in California. Dating back to the early 1870s, this park still wears some signs of its historical past. The landscaped part of Alum Rock park is an area for a family day out...
  • San Jose’s ‘Christmas in the Park’

    Christmas isn’t Christmas without gifts, Santa Claus and Yuletide carols. And Christmas in San Jose, California is incomplete without its age-old downtown festivities. Like a lot of other cities San Jose too gets all lit up and decorated to usher in the Christmas spirit but the icing on the...
  • Black Friday – America’s biggest shopping day*

    The third Thursday of November might be a holiday for a good part of the US but the day that follows is a big event for an even larger part of its people. It’s the day that kick starts the shopping season and  it’s the day that America shops...
  • A birthday party on San Jose’s Streets

    Another Fourth of July came and went. This time we put the (US) national holiday to good use by attending a traditional Fourth of July Parade. We looked up the events happening in the South Bay (area) and narrowed it down to the one in San Jose (CA) conducted...
  • A mummy story from San Jose

    Did you know that there was an Egyptian Museum in the Capital of Silicon Valley and that it happens to be the largest of its kind on the US West Coast? Did you know that this place is believed to be the only Egyptian Museum in an actual Egyptian-styled...
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