Surprise and Delight in Fez, Morocco

Fez spice vendor

It’s taken distance – in both geography and time – to fully appreciate our late summer visit to Fez, Morocco’s second most populous city and its cultural and spiritual center. Continue reading


Bodega Bay Hike: Pinnacle Gulch and Shorttail Gulch Trails

Pinnacle Gulch Beach rocks

Pinnacle Gulch is a short, scenic hike to a quiet (and dog friendly!) beach. Wide swaths of sand are perfect for laying out a blanket or tossing the frisbee, and the coastline is dotted with interesting rock formations, boulders, and tide pools teeming with starfish, hermit crabs, snails, and anemones during low tide. Continue reading