Monday, August 28, 2006

Roadside America

This is an actual water tower that I happened across in the city of Kingsburg, CA:

I was so intrigued by it that I took a photo and decided to look it up on the internet when I got home. Turns out, there is a whole webpage dedicated to coffee pot/tea pot designed water towers across the US. Who knew?!

Something else that is kind of funny - several offbeat things that I have "discovered" in my travels are listed on a website called Roadside America which claims to be 'Your Online Guide To Offbeat Tourist Attractions'.

Beware: I think that I may be a direct descendant of Clark W Griswald...

Sunday, August 27, 2006

San Diego Bay

This past Friday night I had to opportunity to go out on a private chartered yacht for the evening. After fighting rush hour traffic all the way from LA to San Diego I was ready to kick back and relax! We boarded around 6pm and headed out for a three hour tour of the bay. Enjoy the photos:

Boats in the harbor:

The city from the bay:

While we were sailing through the bay we got a close up view of The Coronado Naval Amphibious Base. Here are some of the ships that they had in the dry docks for maintenance and repairs:

And my favorite photo from the evening is this shot of the Coronado Bridge.

It was a fantastic night and I can't wait until I get the chance to do it again.

If you ever have the opportunity to visit San Diego I would certainly suggest that you do it. The city is amazing - so much charm & character that you are sure to fall in love with it. I know that I have....