Posts tagged Lake Tahoe


Entrance to the Golden Gate San Francisco
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Northern California, a beautiful place to live

Sunflowers, lavender, rolling vineyards, breathtaking scenery, and fascinating historical cities are just some of the things I love about Provence.  And for as much as I yearn to be there, I need to remind myself what I have much on …

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The shore of East Shore Lake Tahoe, California
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Lake Tahoe, California, Travel Guide

Download Travel Guide for Lake Tahoe California PDF version here or read it below: How to get to Lake Tahoe DRIVING FROM SAN FRANCISCO Take the ‘80’ Freeway East, traffic dependent it will take about 3-4 hours. To avoid heavy traffic start …

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Walking on the Tahoe Rim Trail, Lake Tahoe, California, USA
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Hiking the Tahoe Rim Trail

When hiking the Tahoe Rim Trail one is following in the footsteps of many; winding your way through the sequoia and pine trees to every so often catch glimpses of Lake Tahoe glistening in the distance. Walking beside Mother Nature like this …

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Streets of Downieville California, Gold Rush town on Route 49, USA
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Historic Route 49, memories of California’s Gold Rush era

I remember for my 9th birthday treat going to the cinema with my family and some friends from school who all came home for a birthday tea. In those days you actually got dressed up to go to the cinema, …

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Lake Tahoe, making tracks in the snow and memories in our hearts

Lake Tahoe, California, in mid January, should be wearing her winter ermine coat and at this time of year, quite often, a heavy scarf of grey. The surrounding mountains should be mantled in thick, deep, powder, the dark green pines weighed …

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The 405 San Diego Freeway – where our Californian love affair began

Why would anyone be reduced to tears in the hazy, virtually standstill, 6 lanes of gas guzzling  405, San Diego Freeway? A Los Angeles freeway that I always think of as ‘mine’. A road full of so many memories and …

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