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Joshua tree national park

joshua tree

It seems everybody wants to go to Joshua tree national park. Why? It’s practically an obligation these days, the Studio 54 of national parks. The place to see and be seen. The mere mention of this location will return a “yeah, i was just there” or an ” it’s on my bucket list” response. It’s become a right of passage. But, is it really that great? What’s the fuss all about?

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Tucson Gem Show

The Tucson Gem Show. It is the name used referring to a multitude of large gem shows, along with a satellite of smaller gem shows that take over Tucson around the last week of January and the first week of February. It’s the biggest to do of the gem show world, and the largest convergence of crystals and gems from around the planet. About 65,000 people visit for the show, and has an economic impact of about 120 million dollars.

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Vegan Restaurants San Diego

Being a vegan, vegetarian or on a plant-based diet is easy in San Diego. there is an abundance of southeast Asian vegan restaurants, and some of the best and most authentic I’ve ever tried. One place that sounded intriguing, was Civico in little Italy which features an impressive menu of vegan options. you can even get a vegan affagato or gelato! I didn’t make it to Civico personally, but was one of the first places mentioned when asking around.

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Chicano Park murals

I almost didn’t make it to this park before I left San Diego this time, but I’m so glad I made time and checked out the Chicano park murals! A year earlier I was right around the corner and didn’t know that this was here, or its significance.

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Balboa Park, San Diego

Planning a trip to San Diego? Besides the beautiful beaches and boutiques, spend a day exploring one of the areas most impressive destinations! It’s a pretty wild city park with a lot of amazing stuff to see and do!

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El Prado theater, balboa park
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Coffee shops in San Diego – Lestat’s

Lestat’s on Park coffee house

When I’m headed to San Diego I’m pumped, because there’s some great late night coffee houses. And my favorite is Lestat’s. As in, Lestat the vampire, from the Anne Rice books. The only thing that could be possibly better, might be a lost boys themed coffee shop, Or even Blood and donuts!

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Labradorite – amazing crystals!

Labradorite ring by Stelae jewelry

If there’s one stone that can capture your imagination and grab your attention, it’s Labradorite. It has the ability to connect and communicate with you through an intense flash from way across a room. Other crystals like Lodolite and Rutilated quartz, are more subtle, and require a deep look inside them. But, Labradorite has its own special language of color and light, and broadcasts out to you.

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