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Feb 25, 2016 - Del Mar Beach

February 25, 2016 Del Mar Beach Know what happens when you head west across those desert hills for two hours? You see beautiful rock formations, horses, orange and yellow poppies and “Ghiardellis” (we couldn't remember the name of those Indian Blanket flowers), and then eventually you get to the ocean! Our trip took us to Del Mar Beach, a sweet little place on historic Hwy. 101 north of San Diego. Susan had researched where to park (for free) and we had a short walk to the Stratford Court Cafe'. What a pretty little place. All the seating...

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Mar 12, 2013 - Trip to Carlsbad California - Self Realization Fellowship

Each time Reggi went to California to visit her father and now when we go to California the first stop on the way to Carlsbad is the Self Realization Fellowship in Solana Beach. It is a very peaceful place overlooking the Pacific Ocean, it is filled with beautiful plants and flowers. When we left to drive further up the Pacific Coast Highway (formerly Hwy 101) we went through Encinitas, with a very historic sign

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Mar 12, 2008 - Day 39: Birding, biking, and Grant comes to dinner

We arose early to meet Emmy and Don, whom we had contacted by email, to bird at San Elijo Lagoon north of San Diego. We started at 8 am and the birds of note were a local subspecies of the Savannah Sparrow-Beldings and a lifer species, the Wrentit. We also had our first Lesser Yellowlegs, White-tailed Kites, Peregrine Falcon, Common Yellowthroat, and Merlin of the trip there. We continued for another 40 minutes until lunchtime, after both Emmy and Don had left. After lunch and naps we took off on the tandem to try and piece together the...

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