Category: Rancho Palos Verdes

Wildflowers and Paintbrush

I was surprised to see so many hikers near the trailhead because it looked like it would rain at any moment. Winter Hike #7: Palos Verdes, CA (Palos Verdes Nature Reserve) I am not a fan of hiking in the rain. Well, to be correct, I am not a fan of mud. I hoped it doesn’t

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Exploring the Three Sisters with My Sister

When I first saw the Three Sisters Reserve next to the Portuguese Bend Reserve on a map, I thought “I want to go there”. The name called out to me. The Portuguese Bend Reserve is the most popular reserve among the nature reserves near by so you can find trail information and helpful reviews from other hikers easily online. The

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Hill Workout in Palos Verdes

I got up early yesterday to hit the trails before it gets scorching hot again. I’ve been wanting to go hiking for a while but the job search kept me busy past couple weeks. I felt almost relieved when we arrived at the Portuguese Bend Reserve. “Ahh.. we are finally here.”, I thought. Even Xena looked relieved. Maybe she

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Portuguese Bend Reserve

I thought my first blog should be about our favorite local hike. There are many trails to choose from in Portuguese Bend Reserve, so it is never dull. Last weekend, I was in a mood for a short and easy hike. After parking the car on Crenshaw Blvd near Del Cerro Park, we walked toward the

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