Prescott – Arizona

Prescott – Arizona

Back from a much needed break. We drove 6 hours from San Diego to Prescott in Arizona to visit a dear friend. They now live in this beautiful and relaxing home with an amazing view that reminded me of the Swiss Alps.

June and New Blog Layout

June and New Blog Layout

.. the only URL that will work is https://bella.bluelf.me. For those with old links please update your bookmarks. Meaning http://bella.bluelf.me will fail as it’s missing the “s” in http. Sadly with the above http to https change, I lost all the numbers representing liked and shared posts. For now I’m starting with zero, so please start sharing again and point to (copy/paste) the URL with https:// specifically …

The Huntington Library — Part 2

The Huntington Library — Part 2

In my experience, these are the best in the Southern California including: the “Australian Garden”, the “California Garden”, the “Lily Ponds”, the “Palm Garden”, the “Herb Garden”, the “Shakespeare Garden” …

The Huntington Library

The Huntington Library

We visited during the weekdays when it’s less crowded and allowed us to slow down and enjoy each garden, walk slowly and take photographs. When you get exhausted, find a grassy space under the shade of one of the many voluminous tree. It’s a pleasure to just sit for a moment, take in so many different blooming aromas from the gardens and listen to the water of the ponds.

Auckland – New Zealand Part 2: Favorites

Auckland – New Zealand Part 2: Favorites

What I saw in the town where people who know to have a good time, eat well, play and share things together. Even the animals and birds seemed more natural and relaxed with lots of green shrubs or seeds to eat. I may write another post about where to eat around Auckland.