Tag: outdoors

Kenai Peninsula Day 3 & 4: Seward

Seward is 126.5 miles south east from Anchorage. Day 3 was an easy day. Due to the last minute trail condition change, our original hiking plan was changed. Instead, we hiked 4.6 miles (RT) – more like a nature walk – to Lower Russian River Falls and watched salmons. I sprayed myself insane amount of bug

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Kenai Peninsula Day 1 & 2: Homer

Homer is about 45 minutes south from Anchorage by plane. I arrived at Homer around 7 am on Saturday. In a few hours, I would meet my Backroads travel peers and we would begin our week-long exploration in Kenai Peninsula. I got a taxi from the airport and headed to Land’s End where my group would be

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Whatever Wednesday: Alaska

June flew by! It was an exciting month for me. I took my first solo trip and explored Kenai Peninsula in Alaska for a week. Such an amazing place. The trip exceeded my expectations. Usually by end of a vacation (or trip), I am ready to go home. But, on this trip, I was sad when it came

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Best of Portuguese Bend Reserve

With many trail options, Portuguese Bend Reserve in Rancho Palos Verdes is a popular hiking location. This is also our go-to place when I don’t have time to research a new trail but want to spend some time on the trail. Not a bad place to have as a back-up. 😉 The view from Burma

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Fish Canyon Falls

9/12/19  Update:  This trail is indefinitely CLOSED due to fire damage since 2016. Fish Canyon Falls trail is located in Duarte, CA and the trailhead is located in Vulcan Material Plant. At the end of Fish Canyon Road, there is a sign for the trail. Follow the sign to the parking lot. This is a popular hike

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