Balboa Park is blooming

SONY SLT-A77V, 1⁄40 sec, f/11, ISO 200

After some rain this week, the sky cleared up again and there are no clouds and no fog today! We are going to check out the blooming in Balboa Park and are pleasantly surprised to find a lot of cactuses

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Escaping the fog

SONY SLT-A77V, 1⁄200 sec, f/13, ISO 100

It’s this time of the year again: the Marine Layer is covering the coast of Southern California! We have to drive about 45 minutes, all the way to Alpine, to get out of the fog. From there on we have

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A pretty comeback

SONY SLT-A77V, 1⁄250 sec, f/13, ISO 100

We had some heavy rain storms over the last two days and last night in the News we saw that it was even snowing again in the mountains, down to 4,000 feet (1200 Meter). So this morning we have the

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Nothing to complain about

SONY SLT-A77V, 1⁄400 sec, f/6.3, ISO 125

While Europe is facing terribly cold weather at the moment with record lows, the weather here is just gorgeous. Therefore, we decide to go for a longer walk around Torrey Pines today. We park the car at the Torrey Pines

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Morning walks

SONY SLT-A77V, 1⁄160 sec, f/4, ISO 100

Whenever work allows I’ve been leaving the house early for an hour walk in the San Clemente Canyon which is basically just 5 mins away from our house. Temperatures in the morning before sunrise are still in the low 40s.

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Enjoying the sun

SONY SLT-A77V, 1⁄100 sec, f/13, ISO 100

A beautiful Saturday lies ahead of us, it’s sunny and warm. Already at 8am we sit on the balcony with a sleeveless T-Shirt and during the day the temperature even rises to 78 Fahrenheit (25 Celsius). We take this opportunity

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