Sequoia NP California

Bears & Giants, Sequoia National Park


The mountains of the Sierra Nevada are a welcome relief after the blistering heat of the Californian interior. Sequoia National Park is home to some of the largest trees in the world, the Sequoias. They are truly gargantuan. Their yearly bark renewal could form a 60ft tree with bark 1ft thick! The main road winds

California Big Sur

Plaskett Creek & Cambria


As I headed south from Big Sur, the misted mountains and lush forests gave way to golden grasslands and clear blue skies. For two days I drove up and down these winding cliff top roads, exploring charming towns and sunset beaches. We sipped coffee and wandered around craft shops in the little town of Cambria,

Big Sur California

Redwoods & Waterfalls, Big Sur


The further down Big Sur you go, the more dramatic and breathtaking the scenery becomes. Highway 1 snakes along the coast, with gut-wrenching drops and mind-blowing vistas of the great Pacific ocean. Keep an eye out for spouting whales on their annual migration route. Twice I had the honour of catching them on their journeys

Monterey Aquarium, California Roadtrip


After the magic of Big Sur, we wanted to visit one of the most famous aquariums in the world. Monterey Aquarium is a place that strikes the balance between tourism and real conservation perfectly. As well as being an educational centre, they helped to create the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary – a huge marine reserve which stretches

Big Sur California

Pfeiffer State Park, Big Sur Roadtrip


First stop on our California road trip was the famous Big Sur coastline. Every cliched story you’ve heard about Big Sur is true. Majestic, wild and rugged, this is a place where mountains rise from the sea and redwoods tower towards the sky. I spent my time here hiking through forests and gazing out at

Road Trip Scottish Highlands

Scottish Highlands Roadtrip


A few years back I spent a week driving through the Scottish Highlands in a T4 VW camper van. It was perpetually rainy and cold, but I swear that even the most brutal weather could do nothing to dampen the raw beauty of this place. Only a few roads criss cross the landscape, winding beneath

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Chesca

Chesca

↠ a travelogue of adventures ↠ travelling the world with my love and working as we go. these are our stories.

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currently ↠ Chiang Mai, Thailand

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