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  • Harvest Trip to Oregon

    Harvest Trip to Oregon

    Sep 27, 2016 20:09

     

    While Mum was in the peak of harvest the three of us took a trip to Oregon this last weekend. One of my earliest memories...

     
  • Weekend in Visalia

    Weekend in Visalia

    Aug 21, 2016 15:25

     

    Getting the kids ready in Santa Rosa Getting the kids ready in Santa Rosa Over the Central...

     
  • The Eastern Sierras

    The Eastern Sierras

    Jul 30, 2016 18:00

     

    Our route across Central California Before breakfast on July 21 we all hopped in The Tank 2.0 and set off for our long awaited...

     
  • A Weekend in Avila

    A Weekend in Avila

    Jun 27, 2016 18:24

     

    Awesome weekend visiting the McGarrys down in Avila Beach. Great to get back to SLO and enjoy some beach time with the kids! ...

     
  • Honduras

    Honduras

    Apr 7, 2015 19:56

     

    It’d been almost two-and-a-half years since our week in French Polynesia with the Bakkers, way too long between tropical...

     
  • Park City

    Park City

    Feb 14, 2015 19:14

     

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  • Christmas in Australia

    Christmas in Australia

    Dec 28, 2014 3:08

     

    We ventured to Adelaide for Christmas this year, the first time we’ve been in Adelaide for the holiday season since...

     
  • Disneyland!

    Disneyland!

    Jun 16, 2013 13:43

     

    Lisa had to host a winemaker dinner at Steakhouse 55 at Disneyland on Friday night, she also visited some clients around...

     
  • A Birthday Down Under

    A Birthday Down Under

    Mar 29, 2013 14:23

     

    Lilia turned two last week so we took the opportunity to enjoy some of the last days of summer in Australia and celebrated...

     
  • French Polynesia

    French Polynesia

    Dec 1, 2012 21:29

     

    Sitting on BART (the train) on the way to the airport to meet Lisa and Lilia for our flight to Papeete, the capital city...

     
  • Glacier National Park

    Glacier National Park

    Jul 4, 2012 8:54

     

    From the Quintero’s in Cascade we made the roughly three hour drive northwest across the wide open plains of central Montana...

     
  • Central Montana

    Central Montana

    Jul 4, 2012 7:48

     

    A couple of weeks ago family Valtenbergs ventured east to central Montana to catch up with Lisa’s uncle as he made his...

     
  • Death Valley

    Death Valley

    Jan 14, 2012 8:00

     

    Neither Lisa or I had ever visited Death Valley National Park and December and January are supposedly the best months to...

     
  • Melbourne and the Stobie Wedding

    Melbourne and the Stobie Wedding

    Dec 12, 2011 18:22

     

    From Adelaide we shot over to Melbourne for a few days to attend a wedding between my cousin Amy and her fiancé Andrew. ...

     
  • Adelaide

    Adelaide

    Nov 29, 2011 15:02

     

    We’re just finishing up an almost two week visit to my home town of Adelaide, Lilia is now quite the little traveler after...

     
  • New Brighton State Beach

    New Brighton State Beach

    Jun 16, 2011 22:35

     

    Lisa took Lilia for her first camping trip this week as they ventured south to New Brighton State Beach with Carol, Greg,...

     
  • Banff and Lake Louise

    Banff and Lake Louise

    Feb 22, 2009 20:13

     

    We spent the last week in Banff in Alberta, Canada to celebrate Greg’s 60th birthday as well as Mrs. V’s 30th.  We split...

     
  • Sedona

    Sedona

    Dec 20, 2008 8:48

     

    It seems to have become a bit of a tradition that we take a trip to Arizona for Cheryl’s birthday each year, this year...

     
  • Adelaide, Minlaton and Sydney

    Adelaide, Minlaton and Sydney

    Jun 1, 2008 19:21

     

    We ventured Down Under for a couple of weeks for the first time in over two years for me and three years for my better half. ...

     
  • New Providence and Staniel Cay

    New Providence and Staniel Cay

    Feb 18, 2008 17:00

     

    With all the wet weather we’ve been having, we decided it was time for a bit of sun during winter so we ventured southeast...