Monthly Archive: November, 2013

San Diego, Part 4: The Outdoor Gardens of Balboa Park

As I mentioned, Balboa Park also has an abundance of outdoor gardens and spaces for recreation and leisure. They’re all beautiful, trust me. The cactus garden is fantastical, the rose garden fragrant, and… Continue reading

San Diego, Part 3: The Architecture and Indoor Gardens of Balboa Park

Balboa Park is a massive urban park in the middle of the city, containing gardens, buildings, museums, and more. Much of it is dominated by the Spanish Baroque architecture created for the 1915… Continue reading

San Diego, Part 2: Torrey Pines State Park

I visited Torrey Pines State Park twice while in San Diego. Located north of La Jolla, the park is a reserve for the rare Torrey Pine and migrating seabirds. The coastline here is… Continue reading

San Diego, Part 1: The Beaches

My first stop on the California coast was San Diego and I did not want to leave. The weather was perfect, the water warm, the beaches free, the palm trees plentiful, the sunsets… Continue reading