Blogs from Arcadia, California, United States, North America


North America » United States » California » Arcadia April 3rd 2019

This really is a travel story, so be patient with me…. If you have been following along, you know that I very much enjoy horse racing. I watched my first horse back in the ‘80s at the St. Joe County Fair in St. Joseph, Michigan. It was a chilly, gray day at the end of September, with occasional rain showers. The seats were on old wooden, splintery bleachers, but they were free, and gave me a chance to sit down for a few minutes, and that was all it took. I sat there, in the rain, drinking bad coffee, for a couple of hours, and watched, fascinated. And the more I watched, the more I wanted to know. Now, when I travel, I always check to see if there is any racing scheduled at my destination. ... read more
Heriberto Figueroa
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North America » United States » California » Arcadia May 14th 2013

Sorry for the lack of updates lately, we have had pretty scarce service. We have quite a few photo updates. The first section is our last hike in Sedona. We hiked Bear Mountain which was pretty steep with many false peaks. Pretty amazing at the top, and well worth waking up early and hiking in lots of water. After leaving Sedona we spent the night in Flagstaff and headed west to CALI!!! As you saw we were happy to get our toes in the Pacific and explore a more familiar terrain, beach-grass-rocks....feels a little like home after being in the dessert for so long. The next group of pictures-We spent a day/night on Big Sur, a pretty familiar part of California 1 that was highly recommended by a few. The rocky coast line is intense! Big ... read more

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