S: Carey Girls' Vacation 2012
FC: CAREY Girls' Road Trip September 2012
1: The Carey girls decided to go to California, just mom and the girls. We attended Kimberly and Jose's wedding and then went on to San Diego for a few days of fun! This book depicts some of the places we saw and things we did. September 2012 | 1 | Yep, had a few U-turns on the trip! | Drove on US Highway 1 along the coast....beautiful! | Hiking down the side of a cliff - YIKES! Kayaking in the ocean - Yep, Mom's still got it! Biking down a steep and curvy mountainside - wow, the view! | We went on a culinary walking tour called Brothels, Bites & Booze of the Gas Lamp District of San Diego - tons of good food and fun! And oh yeah, history of the brothels..interesting! | We visited a winery in Temecula, saw the San Diego Zoo and Coronado Island. Finally, we went to Larry & Debbie's house (resort) and spent a night before departing for LA and our flight home...it was a wonderful trip.
3: Day 1 Dana Pt./San Juan Capistrano
6: Jose Serrano & Kimberly Williams wed on September 2, 2012 in San Juan Capistrano, CA
15: Kim's family L-R Larry (dad), Grandma Williams, Grandpa Williams, Debbie (mom), LesLea (cousin), Aunt Mary Jo, Kim, Jose, Aunt Terry, Christine (cousin)
16: Grandma & Grandpa Williams & Aunt Mary Jo | Grandma Williams, Grandma Fleming & Aunt Dot
19: Day 2 Torrey Pines State Park LaJolla, CA
20: LesLea taking pix of the breathtaking view | Looking over the steep cliff at Torrey Pines | Beautiful beach below
23: Trail that leads down to Black's Beach (a nudist beach - we stopped half way down it!)
24: Hang gliders at Torrey Pines State Park
26: LIFE IS A JOURNEY, NOT A DESTINATION. | RALPH WALDO EMERSON
30: Day 3 Our kayak and bike trip. We went to the top of Mt. Soledad in LaJolla and rode down on bicycles seeing the amazing views. You could see all the way to Mexico on a clear day.
34: We kayaked in the Pacific Ocean and went into one of the seven sea caves and saw sea lions. | EMBARKING ON A ONCE IN A LIFETIME
35: More of the view from the ocean while kayaking.
37: Here are the sea lions inside of the caves.
39: Day 4 We visited the San Diego Zoo!
51: This peacock just walked into the restaurant at the zoo and started looking around for food until the manager chased it out.
55: It was a fun trip to the zoo. We saw lots of animals. Then, on to Coronado Island in the evening....
58: Coronado Island
60: The sites of Coronado Island, just across the long bridge from San Diego
64: OUR BAGS ARE PACKED, WE'RE READY TO GO BACK! CORONADO ISLAND IS BEAUTIFUL!!!!
65: Day 6 We are headed west to Hemet, CA., to Larry & Debbie's, but first we must stop in Temecula to visit the wineries...
66: At Wilson Creek Wineries they're known for their Almond Champagne - yummo!
67: They have a pet pig that is the mascot for the winery.
70: LesLea & Mom | Christine & Mom | Christine & LesLea
71: Larry & Debbie's house Hemet, CA
72: The orange/grapefruit groves across from their house.
73: Larry with Max & Sam | Christine, catching the rays...
74: LesLea | Beautiful view of Hemet from Larry & Deb's house
76: This is our last full day in California... off to the airport we go... Grandma Williams, Christine, Mary Jo & LesLea & Grandpa Williams
77: Thanks for the memories -Mom