Pacifica’s Mori Point Trail

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Pacifica’s Mori Point Trail

Having a free weekend from Summer Baseball we decided to head to Pacifica.  Located just south of San Francisco.  We could not have asked for better hiking weather then a cloudy day in the 60’s.  When you are hiking near the ocean you don’t want to be in the full sun.  Especially when the trail has no shade.  Mori Point Trial hikes along the Pacific Coastal Peninsula.   The trial is around 4 miles round trip.  Not much elevation less than 800.  But the views are very picturesque.  After our Hike we ate at Guerrero’s Taqueria.  It was a small hole in the wall resturant but the food was really good.  They have a salsa bar with roasted jalapenos.  Also recommend you checking out the Train Cafe for coffee and pastries.  Highly recommend checking this trail out!

Here are a few pics:

Mori Point Train

Iceland-Fire with Ice

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Our Summer vacation spent in Iceland.  One of the most picturesque places I have been to.  Very remote areas for exploring.  We drove what known as the Ring Road.  Which is basically driving around the whole Island.  The weather was decent up north.  But in the south side there was a lot more rainy days.  The only thing I missed was not seeing a Puffin.  

 

 

It seems crazy but i don’t know if it’s cause we have been there and see familiar places or the fact that everyone seems to be going to Iceland.  Even Justin Beiber’s song Cold Water with Major Lazer is filmed there.

 

 

 

 

Ellery Campground

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We attempted to book campsite at Toulmne Meadows months before without any luck.   So we decided to wing it.  We left at 4:30 in the morning to arrive around 8:30.  As soon as we get to the Camp Office everything booked.  No open sites and a long waiting list.  We were I think number twenty something.  The staff suggested to drive past the park there were so many camp sites with walk ups.  So we took our chance again.  After the third campground we got lucky.  So we ended up at Ellery Campround.  Just our luck a couple was using the parking spot for their camper but not the actual site.  So he offered it to us.  The host was amazing to let setup camp.  The only con was the elevation of 9500. I had such bad headaches from the altitude.

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This was next to our Camp site.  Nice walk up the rocky terrain.img_2723

During the weekend we drove to Mammoth area and did a short Hike near Twin Falls Lake. It was .2 miles all going up.  Spectacular views from the top totally worth the hike up.

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