Here are a few photos from the Dia de los Muertos observance in Old Town State Historic Park on 1 November 2017.
Perched on a hill overlooking Mission Valley is the site of San Diego’s first settlement—the Presidio—and the mission-like museum to Father Junípero Serra. When Spain finally decided to settle San Diego more than 200 years after Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo first landed in the harbor in 1542, they placed their settlement atop this hill just northeast… Read More Presidio & Junípero Serra Museum
Sometimes you don’t have to travel very far to escape to another time and place. This afternoon I needed to get out of the house and, in less than thirty minutes, I was back in the 1800’s in Old Town San Diego. It’s where the earliest settlers sank their roots and formed what would eventually… Read More Old Town San Diego