The East Escape

bajacalifornia | astintabroad

I’m writing to you from our porch within steps from the ocean. Looking up, the water is inviting and appearing to be magnetic trying to draw me in. Ah, the East Escape is a paradise to me. Still, considered unspoiled and untouched, I come here almost every year with my family for a dose of sunshine, warmth and the ultimate serenity.
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Roadtrip to Scottsdale, Arizona. (video)

salvationmountain | astintabroad

Thanksgiving weekend turned out to be a spare of the moment road tripping to Scottsdale, Arizona with my roommate Luisa. A couple of nights before, between sipping wine, we debated about where to go for the long weekend. Somehow Scottsdale was thrown in the air and I thought, gee, I’ve never been to Scottsdale. Although, I liked hiking and it wasn’t too far from Southern California. Heck, why not? It seemed quite fitting for a quick getaway. Continue reading “Roadtrip to Scottsdale, Arizona. (video)”