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ROGUE PET CEMETERY: EASTERN SIERRA

The hidden pet cemetery near Bishop, CA where highly elevated pets are laid to rest.    

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RETURN TO OLD DUTCH

There’s something about the Old Dutch Cleanser Mine that keeps me coming back for more.        

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OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL CHURCH: MONTECITO, CA

Popularly known as “the Little Church of the Fathers,” this 160-year-old parish is one of the most recognizable landmarks in Montecito, CA (sorry Oprah).      

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FINDING TIBET IN TEHACHAPI

In 1994, a Yale graduate-turned-monk bought 318 acres in the mountains of Tehachapi, CA and built a Zen Buddhist monastery and spiritual retreat center for people to practice meditation and sincerely pursue awakening for the benefit of all beings.   […]

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THE GROTTO

The National Sanctuary of our Sorrowful Mother, aka The Grotto, is an internationally renowned Catholic sanctuary set amongst 62 acres of botanical gardens in Portland, OR. The heart of the shrine is Our Lady’s Grotto, a rock cave carved into […]

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10,000 BUDDHA RELICS

Lu Mountain Temple in Rosemead, CA has one of the largest collection’s of Buddhist relics in the U.S. The relics or Sharira crystals are said to have formed from the cremated remains of the Buddha and his most enlightened disciples. […]

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ROSEMEAD TEMPLES

Lu Mountain Temple is just one of many Buddhist temples that can found in Rosemead, CA. Rosemead is part of a cluster of cities (along with Arcadia, Temple City, Monterey Park, San Marino, and San Gabriel) in the west San […]

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WAYFARERS CHAPEL

Located on a knoll overlooking the ocean at Portuguese Bend, the “Glass Church” was designed by Lloyd Wright, architect and son of Frank Lloyd Wright.      

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SEA RANCH CHAPEL

Designed in 1984 by James T. Hubbell, a San Diego-based architect known for his focus on blending art & architecture into the natural spaces, this non-denominational chapel sits on a tree-studded meadow off Highway 1, overlooking the Sonoma Coast.   […]

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MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY: OAKLAND, CA

Established in 1863 and designed by Frederick Law Olmsted the architect of New York City’s Central Park, this historic 226-acre cemetery in the Oakland hills holds crypts of many famous founders of California and big names in Bay Area history. […]

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