Category Archive: Travel

The heart of Sierra Nevada

Yosemite National Park Sept 3-5, 2010 A little bit of bad planning saw us arriving at Yosemite during the Labour Day long weekend – it seems that most of California was on the… Continue reading

Frost in Lake Tahoe

Prosser Ranch Road, Tahoe National Forest Wed. Sept 1, 2010 Countdown to my next big race – The Kepler Challenge – has started and it is time to get serious about running again.… Continue reading

Sierra Nevada

Lake Tahoe National Forest, Aug 31 to Sept 2, 2010 After driving for hours through the flatland of the Sacramento Valley we approached the Sierra Nevada mountain range which fringes Lake Tahoe. I… Continue reading

Napa Valley

St Helens Aug 30, 2010 Breakfast at beautiful Sauselito on San Franciscos’ north shore. We could have spent a lot more time here, wonderful relaxed atmosphere, the sun was shining and the rigging… Continue reading

Mt Tamalpais State Park

Stinson Beach Aug 29, 2010 Keen to get warm again we headed north across the Golden Gate Bridge to drive the the section of the iconic Highway 1 route we missed out last… Continue reading

San Francisco

San Francisco August 28,2010 After a day shopping in Seattle it was time to head south, for Stage III of our Grand Vacation. We were so looking forward to heading to warmer weather.… Continue reading

Olympic National Park

Pacific Coastal Trail August, 23-26, 2010 The crashing surf sounded like roaring thunder as we tried to sleep on our first night camping on the beach. After spending almost every night of the… Continue reading

Vagrant in Vancouver

Vancouver Aug 21-22, 2010 Last stop in Canada, a weekend at the lovely Listle Hotel in down-town Vancouver. Unfortunately we missed the turn off to down-town and ended up having to backtrack. This… Continue reading

Garibaldi Provincial Park

Whistler Village, Sat, Aug 21,2010 Sadly we had to leave Nairn Falls and we packed up our tent and headed to Whistler. We were in Whistler to take part in the 5 Peaks… Continue reading

Wheezing at Whistler

5 Peaks Whistler Saturday Aug 21, 2010 (Trail Race-10.6km) A trail race on top of Whistler mountain! Why not I though? Stepping out from the Gondola and into the cold, thin air I… Continue reading

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