Berry Creek Falls – Big Basin

Yesterday I had a chance to revisit one of my all time favorite hikes, the Sunset/Skyline to Sea loop in Big Basin Redwoods State Park. This scenic route through the redwoods features a series of waterfalls and is the perfect shaded hike for a hot summer day. This hike covers approximately 9.5 miles and traverses … Continue reading Berry Creek Falls – Big Basin

Hidden Villa Hiking

I’m lucky enough to have grown up in the lovely town of Los Altos Hills, my parents were fortunate to have bought our house before the dotcom boom, but soon found our little ranch split-level surrounded by McMansions. My family have since left the area, but I still house-sit occasionally for some families that have … Continue reading Hidden Villa Hiking

An Afternoon in Carmel

For the holiday weekend, I decided to take a day trip down to Point Lobos and Carmel. We started the trip in San Jose with our destination as Point Lobos. A short hike at Point Lobos offers phenomenal views of the Pacific and wildlife. Otters can be seen playing in coves, along with seals and a variety of … Continue reading An Afternoon in Carmel