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  • Views around the Rim of Crater Lake

    As usual, Jave and I always try to squeeze way too much into our short getaways. This time, it kind of bit us in the butt. After visiting California’s Del Norte Coast, we spent a night in Grants Pass, OR, and the next morning we got up at the crack of dawn to make our […]

  • Old Mission Santa Ines

    There’s more to Solvang than Danish bakeries and wine, and a visit to Old Mission Santa Inés gives visitors a better understanding of the area’s non-Danish culture and history.

  • Santa Ynez Valley’s Wine Scene

    I’m by no means an oenophile. In fact, I usually only buy wine under two conditions: 1) when I need it for a recipe, and 2) when it’s on sale at Sprouts – three bottles for $10, or one bottle for $3.33 – you can’t really beat that. But there are rare occasions when I’ll […]