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Balboa park was established in 1868 under the name ‘City Park’ but didn’t really start taking it’s current shape and name until much later. In 1892 ‘The Mother of Balboa Park’ Kate Sessions, offered to plant trees and plants in the park which was 1.400 acres at the time. Some of these trees still stand today. Below here is one of my most favorites. The Moreton Bay fig at Palm Canyon. It’s… Read More

Mushroom caves is a true hidden gem in San Diego. It used to be off limits to the public but now it’s open, so set your GPS to N Rio Ave, Solana Beach and park at the end of the street where you’ll see the trail head. (see below for another longer route) From here you’ll be heading inland for a short walk to the caves. Soon you’ll get a choice of… Read More