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Channel Islands Part 2. Fish goes blub.

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Road trips are known to be the ultimate test of a relationship.  Here’s another idea, spend the day in a tandem kayak, a.k.a, a divorce boat.  On our second day at Channel Islands National Park, Ryan and I did just that and spent the day exploring the coves and sea caves around Santa Cruz island.  I am happy to report that we survived with no injuries to ourselves or our relationship! (more…)

National Parks

Channel Islands National Park Part 1: What does the fox say?


Summer has officially arrived in the valley, which naturally means all Phoenicians are heading to SoCal to get out of the heat and enjoy some time on the beach. This week I’m sharing a little bit about our trip to Channel Islands National Park off the coast of Ventura, California. Ryan and I visited Channel Islands in December 2013 right after Christmas. Before sharing about our experience, there are a few logistical things to mention about CINP. Getting to Channel Islands is not easy, there are five individual islands and getting to the closest islands, Anacapa or Santa Cruz, requires a one hour boat ride. (more…)