Finally an outing to the beach at the Oregon coast. The bus out from Portland weren’t too bad. then just sitting in the sand, eating lunch on the jetty, and enjoying the sunset. Continue reading
With no more tournament games to play more bay area explorations were called for. Rather than climb Mount Tamalpias, we headed over to Marin and Tennessee Valley. Too bad cousins and family did not join. They would have enjoyed more beach time and the California smells and blooming poppies. Continue reading
While the Tournament was the reason for my visit, my camera did not follow those events, so below I show a pre game walk through Japanese gardens in San Jose, and a post tournament beach visit to Santa Cruz and many of its treasures.
After berkeley I headed down to my cousins tournament. I enjoyed watching her play and win a decent game, they got an early lead but then let them almost catch up. A friend of a friend hosted me that evening and then …