Our family spent a few wonderful hours hiking at Tahquitz Canyon ~ part of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians Reservation in Palm Springs. Take a look at our short video below with photos by Susan J Farese, SJF Communications and music by Ah Nee Mah: 'Native Visions: A Native American Music Journey'. We … Continue reading A Hike at Tahquitz Canyon, Palm Springs (Video)
I strolled along the La Jolla coastline the other day (mostly on Coast Blvd.) I discovered really cool breathtaking views, caves, cliffs, the La Jolla Cove, the Children's Pool, the back of the La Valencia Hotel, beach goers, sea lions and seals, cormorants, and even some beautiful flowers! Here's a short video which captured some … Continue reading A Visit to la Jolla
It's that time again in San Diego...The marine layer is proudly beaming lately and we kid about it as 'May Gray'. I visited Sunset Cliffs in Point Loma on May 21st and was delighted with such natural beauty there... Take a gander at these photos. Not a sunny day, but I still witnessed gorgeous rock … Continue reading Magnificent Sunset Cliffs – Despite the May Grays
A poem and some photos from today's fitness walk at Torrey Pines State Beach! 'Mother Nature Evokes'! by Susan J. Farese, SJF Communications Art in Nature! Nature as Art! Captured with my lens -Doing my part I acknowledge, respect and document And sprinkle emotional sentiment! It magnifies the magnificence It clarifies the significance And … Continue reading A Poem & Artistic ‘Finds’ at Torrey Pines State Beach
A place that never ceases to amaze me is Torrey Pines State Beach! It is located between La Jolla and Del Mar, California and approximately 1.5 miles West of Interstate 5 at Carmel Valley Road in San Diego. Here is a cool visitors guide for Torrey Pines State Beach including parking rate information from the San … Continue reading Torrey Pines State Beach: A Crowned Jewel of San Diego!
I Spied a Peregrine Falcon! I love living in the San Diego area. Every time I visit Torrey Pines State Beach I discover something different and magical! Couldn't believe my luck today when I saw a fellow photographer ahead of me, with his camera and large lens, looking up at the rock formations. He told … Continue reading A Peregrine Falcon & Art in Nature at Torrey Pines State Beach, San Diego
I can't get enough of the natural beauty at Torrey Pines State Beach! Simply sharing with you a few glimpses from my "low tide" TPSB stroll where I spotted two cormorants perched atop a rock. Besides viewing the cormorants, enjoy these snapshots of gorgeous spring flowers (seen on the neighborhood), a cool rock formation and a … Continue reading Spring has Sprung! Cormorants Perched at Torrey Pines State Beach (San Diego County) Plus a Few Flowers to Enjoy!
A few "finds" from our walk today on Torrey Pines State Beach. Left to right, top to bottom: The majestic rock and clouds, a "beached" seal (that we reported to the ranger), several dolphins enjoying the Pacific Ocean, a round rock atop a rock, a couple of seagulls not talking to each other anymore, and … Continue reading A Few Favorite “Finds” on Torrey Pines State Beach 3.17.15
This morning I enjoyed a wonderful hike with my friend Ninon at Torrey Pines State Reserve. We walked up the hill from the parking lot. (Usually $12/day, but for locals like us, it pays to buy a "California Explorer" Annual Pass which gives access to California State Parks). A lone Torrey Pines … Continue reading Torrey Pines State Reserve & Beach Hike: Magnificent Nature (Even a Drone)!
Torrey Pines State Beach is GEM! Strolled along and captured several cool sights: pelicans, a boogie-boarder, the ocean and rock formations...enjoy!