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La Vista Verde Trail

La Vista Verde trailhead is located a short distance uphill from Taos Junction Bridge, on State Rd. 567, in the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument (see map at end). The mainly level trail travels the length of a bench … Continue reading

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Peru, Moyobamba 11/2-3/15

Moyobamba (#7 on map below), at an elevation of 2877′, is called the Orchid Capital of Peru, and Waqanki Orchid Gardens is the place to go when there. Waqanki also has hummingbird feeders and hummingbirds. As though by design, Waqanki is … Continue reading

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Albany, CA – Flowers and Ornamentals

My son Ethan lives in Albany CA, which is a small city that adjoins Berkeley to the north. Ethan says that Albany is like Berkeley, but better. Albany has some great Chinese food, and a fly-fishing shop – “Fish First”. … Continue reading

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Alameda, CA – Flowers and Vegetation

The houses along the Alameda shoreline were especially rich in flowering plants and ornamentals. The second photo is of fennel, which is ubiquitous along the shorelines of the Bay Area, but is actually a native of the Mediterranean area.

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