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Culture and lifestyle which covers the gamut from historic and Unesco sites, popular and specialized events from unique places around the world

Cornerstone gardens and design, Travel Photo Mondays

Cornerstone gardens and design, Travel Photo Mondays #13

  Welcome to Travel Photo Mondays It’s Monday morning, time to enjoy some gorgeous travel photography and inspiration from around the world. Let’s banish those Monday blues by sharing gorgeous imagery and story telling.     Cornerstone gardens and design Today I’m taking you to one of my favorite spots in Sonoma, California called Cornerstone – a […]

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Russian Expansion to America

Russian expansion to America In California

Russian expansion to America in California   Along the Sonoma coastline just north from Bodega Bay is this solitary fortress guarding a lonely and quiet cove at Fort Ross. Back in the 17th and 18th century this coastline was highly contested by both the Spanish with their Carmelite missions running all the way to Sonoma and […]

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Travel Photo Discovery

The gardens at Kendall Jackson Winery

The gardens at Kendall Jackson Winery Kendall Jackson winery is known for its magnificent wines grown in Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino and down the coastal areas in Monterey and Santa Barbara.  On a lesser but also important note is its wonderful organic gardens that are used specifically for growing produce for the wine and tasting menu’s at the […]

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Sonoma hike through Olompali

Sonoma hike through Olompali, Travel Photo Mondays #12

  Welcome to Travel Photo Mondays It’s Monday morning, time to enjoy some gorgeous travel photography and inspiration from around the world. Let’s banish those Monday blues by sharing gorgeous imagery and story telling.     Sonoma hike through Olompali  Just south of the Sonoma city of Petaluma is a State Park called Olompali State Park. An area still […]

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Travel Photo Discovery

The Dahlia Dell in Golden Gate Park – Travel Photo Mondays #11

  Welcome to Travel Photo Mondays It’s Monday morning, time to enjoy some gorgeous travel photography and inspiration from around the world. Let’s banish those Monday blues by sharing gorgeous imagery and story telling.   The Dahlia Dell in Golden Gate Park Today, let’s go visit another beautiful area in San Francisco, the dahlias are in full […]

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Filoli estate and gardens, Woodside

Filoli Gardens in Summer time

       Filoli Gardens Filoli Gardens in Woodside, California is the perfect place to spend a summer morning to enjoy this historic home and its many beautiful garden rooms. The estate made famous from the television series ‘Dynasty’ showed various parts of the home including the grand bricked entryway, the tea pavilion and and occasionally the swimming pool […]

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Touring Mendocino town

Touring Mendocino town

Touring Mendocino town A walk around the town of Mendocino is like taking a leisurely stroll down a well-preserved Victorian coastal town except that this is on one of the most spectacular coastlines of Northern California. The nicest part visiting Mendocino is that easy feel of the town, it is not congested and touristy compared to the […]

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