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Hawaii: Driving the Red Road

Hawaii: Driving the Red Road

The Red Road along the southeastern shore of Hawaii is one of those fabled American byways. Called “one of the most scenic roads in the state of Hawaii” (1), it is so far off the beaten path that relatively few tourists venture here. When I read that it “takes you through...

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Hawaii: Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park

Hawaii: Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park

Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park is home to two active volcanoes: Mauna Loa and Kīlauea. At 323,431 acres it’s large park. Only a very small part of is accessible by car, but as you can see in this post, the places you can drive to are pretty fantastic.

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Baked Bree
Washington, DC City Guide

Jul 25, 2014
Washington, DC City Guide

I get a lot of questions about what to do, see, and most importantly eat when visiting DC. Now that we have said goodbye after living there for two years, I feel like I can answer this with some credibility. We have done a lot in our time here, and these are some of my...

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Tahoe Truckee Outdoor
Hot August Nights begins in South Lake Tahoe

Hot August Nights begins in South Lake Tahoe

Classic street rod.The week long hot rod event that brings street rods from all over the country to Reno/Sparks, begins this week at South Lake Tahoe. This Friday and Saturday Ski Run Boulevard and Heavenly Village will be the venue for car shows, ven...

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See The Sacramento River ... By Car
Way Down in the Valley: Collinsville, Bird’s Landing, Shiloh Church, Western Railway Museum, and The Hump

Way Down in the Valley:  Collinsville, Bird’s Landing, Shiloh Church, Western Railway Museum, and The Hump


At about the midpoint of this trip, I was talking with a docent at the Western Railway Museum.  I mentioned that I had just driven up from Collinsville.

“Collinsville!  What were you doing there?”

“I have a hobby that involves taking pictures of–-”

“Weird stuff?”


Collinsville

Collinsville is way down in the Sacramento Valley, at the very bottom, just...

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Hawaii: Uncle Robert’s night market in Kalapana

Hawaii: Uncle Robert’s night market in Kalapana

Entirely by accident, Wednesday turned out to be the day of the farmers market. After thoroughly enjoying the Hilo farmers market in the late morning, we went to the night market at Uncle Robert’s in Kalapana Village, about 20 minutes from our house in Pahoa. It had been highly recommended, and in...

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Hawaii: Hilo farmers market

Hawaii: Hilo farmers market

This morning we went to the farmers market in Hilo, the largest town on the east side of Hawaii. In 2012, Huffington Post rated it as one of the ten best farmers markets in the U.S. What was particularly interesting for us was the huge selection of tropical fruits we...

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Sacramento Magazine
Beers N Movie Night

Jul 23, 2014


Sacramento Magazine
George Benson and Chris Botti


Sacramento Magazine
Sac Brew Bus

Jul 23, 2014


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