“Easter Surprises” (Monrovia Canyon Falls – April 20, 2014)

Ultimately, we would go on the familiar winding road up to Monrovia Canyon Park. We were worried about the parking situation here given the past troubles the last time we were here. At first…

“Recovery By Waterfalling” (Solstice Canyon Falls – April 13, 2014)

So we kept forward hoping perhaps to find a plaza or fast-food restaurant to stop at to see what was going on. But moments later, Tahia started puking. And it seemed like she was heaving quite…

“Our Pink-Eyed Pea” (Eaton Canyon Falls – April 6, 2014)

…there was a bit of unusual circumstances on our way out as we heard a loud circling chopper hovering right above the canyon. It was kind of ironic that we saw some memorial dedicated to “Arturo”…

“Waterfalling Independence” (Paradise Falls – March 30, 2014)

Then, we turned left at the familiar signposted junction for Paradise Falls. Tahia was doing quite well during the hike, and we were still proceeding with Julie in front and Tahia trying to play…

“Wild Goose Chases” (Ontario, Canada – October 11, 2013 to October 14, 2013)

But already, I was feeling a bit uneasy when I saw wet rocks and muddy spots on the descent. A slip and fall here could potentially be fatal. Even with the ropes tied to trees here…

“From Albany to Buffalo and More” (New York City and Upstate New York – October 10, 2013, October 11, 2013, and October 15, 2013)

…I attemped to cross above the rope. All it took was the first step and the slip of that step (without me losing my balance fortunately) to make me realize that the initial approach was too risky…