Category Archives: Gardens

Miami’s South Beach

January 4 – 7, 2020 Before boarding our cruise to the Panama Canal, we spent a few days in South Beach, with temps in the low 70s. This was too cold for the locals, who were wearing sweaters and jackets, … Continue reading

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Pamplemousses, Mauritius

Sunday, January 21, 2018 Like Réunion, the island of Mauritius has gone through many name changes: Ilha do Cirne (Island of the Swan, Dodo bird was mistaken for a swan,) Isle de France, and Mauritius, as control passed from one … Continue reading

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San Diego Botanic Garden

Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017 Happy 95th Birthday, Dad! The San Diego Botanic Garden is just a few miles away, so we spent several hours there this afternoon. The weather is perfect for walking, mostly sunny and a little windy, with temperatures in … Continue reading

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Balboa Park

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 We met our new friends, Dave and Kathy, at Balboa Park this morning. It was a perfect day for wandering around this beautiful city park, which sits on 1,200 acres, and includes 15 museums, 17 gardens, several … Continue reading

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