San Diego (CA) Photos

April 3, 2013

Birch Aquarium “Sea Dragons”

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Unlike most seahorses Weedy Sea Dragons do not have a prehensile tail so they are not able to anchor. These seahorses move very slowly in the water. Males carry the eggs, give birth to them and then both parents take care of the kids. They are native to Australia and endangered.

January 15, 2009

Views from Mt. Soledad, 251 meters above the city

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Interstate 5 leads south to San Diego and on down to the border with Mexico.  To the southwest is Mission Bay in front of Point Loma.  And to the northwest is the beautiful city of La Jolla. 


The city of San Diego from Mt. Soledad looking south


Mission Bay and Point Loma from Mt. Soledad


La Jolla viewed from Mt. Soledad

December 5, 2008

La Jolla Sunset with wine and friends

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 We always enjoy a late afternoon picnic with friends at La Jolla to include a beautiful sunset.  Yvonne (left in the picture) loves a Temecula wine, Almond Champagne, from Wilson Creek Winery.  I think sunset calls for a good sauvignon blanc like Frog’s Leap.  We have not yet seen a green flash but still looking.


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