Africa Rocks, a large multiple exhibit area, has been under construction for quite a while. It is now complete and I must say, wow. The Hamadryas baboon exhibit opened last Monday. It is large, with rocks and hills and flat … Continue reading →
I have not been doing much photography, and I miss it. I recently spent an hour or so at Balboa Park, enjoying the off-season and a glorious Fall day. I hope that you are having a pleasant Fall as well.
We are in the middle of a short cool spell, a perfect time to go to the Old Poway Park. Because it was a weekday the park was very quiet and peaceful. The train was not running, but volunteers were … Continue reading →
About a month ago I found a veritable sea of artichoke thistle plants along part of a local trail. The plants were everywhere, they are invasive to say the least. This week I see that the flowers have dried and … Continue reading →
Balboa Park, that is. It was surprisingly quiet when I arrived, so I was able to walk around and just .. look. No avoiding moving groups of people, not much ‘people noise’, but also no little carts with treats to … Continue reading →
I haven’t been anywhere recently. But the backyard has a few interesting little things, and as dusk draws near the temperature drops just enough to make it very pleasant outside. Celebrate! Water some plants and then take some photos! What … Continue reading →
The zoo was especially busy today. Major construction is in progress which closed off a main corridor, flowers are in bloom everywhere, and there were many, many children on school trips. As usual, a good visit! I hope that you … Continue reading →
I was in the Joshua Tree National Park for a very short time at the end of April, my first visit. A Joshua tree is a yucca brevifolia, it is tree-like and it grows only in the Mojave desert. The … Continue reading →