Tag: Rancho Palos Verdes

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

Continue reading

Beautiful Morning at Terranea

It was a clear beautiful morning. I was working on a Christmas gift for mom and dad. 2016 family calendar with our pictures. Ok, mostly Xena’s pictures but my sister contributed a couple of her pictures as well. I gathered our stuff and got in to the car. Off we go. Destination: Terranea Resort. We

Continue reading

Abalone Cove Trails

Last month, I wanted to hike with an ocean view, so I drove to Abalone Cove Shoreline Park. I checked the tide schedule early in the morning and planned my day around it to make sure we can walk down to the cove. We reached the parking lot around 9am. Beach was widened due to

Continue reading

Whatever Wednesday: Wish List

What do you do if you are ready for the fall but the temperature is still in mid 80s in middle of September? You live through others who has that! 🙂  I’ve been enjoying the fall through other hikers located in cooler regions all over the world by following their lovely blogs and Instagram posts. They

Continue reading

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

Continue reading

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 nature reserves nearby so you can find trail information and helpful reviews from other hikers easily online. The

Continue reading

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

Continue reading