Category Archives: Explore California

The Crookedest Street in the World – Lombard Street

Landmark: Lombard StreetNick Name: The Crookedest Street in the WorldInteresting Facts: The iconic street with  eight hairpin turns is a major tourist attraction receiving around two million visitors per year and up to 17,000 per day on busy summer weekends, as of 2015.City: San FranciscoState: CaliforniaCountry: USA

Malibu Hindu Temple

Landmark: Malibu Hindu TempleReligion: HinduismArchitecture: Tradiional South Indian StyleInteresting Facts: In January 2006, the pop-star singer Britney Spears had her 4-month-old son blessed in a large ceremony by the Hindu priests of this templeCity & State: Calabasas, CaliforniaCountry: USAAddress: 1600 Las Virgenes Canyon Rd, Calabasas, 91302

Forever Marilyn

Landmark: Forever Marilyn SculptureSculptor: Seward JohnsonInteresting Facts: 26-foot tall, 24,000-pound monumental sculpture created with stainless steel and aluminumYear: 2011City: Palm SpringsState: CaliforniaCountry: USA

Baps Swaminarayan Temple

Landmark: Baps Swaminarayan TempleReligion: HinduismArchitecture: Unique blend of traditional Indian architecture and the state-of-the-art engineering modern constructionInteresting Facts: The complex is the first earthquake-proof Mandir in the world.City & State: Chino Hills, CaliforniaCountry: USAAddress: 15100 Fairfield Ranch Rd.   Chino Hills, CA 91709 USA

Beverly Hills Sign

Beverly Gardens Park is 22 block long and stretches along Santa Monica Boulevard in Beverly Hills, California for 1.9 miles (3.1 km). It was designed by landscape architect Ralph D. Cornell

Blythe Intaglios

The Blythe Intaglios or Blythe Geoglyphs are really cool to explore and understand the way the natives tried to communicate with God. They are a group of gigantic figures incised on the ground near Blythe, California, in the Colorado Desert.  The ground drawings or geoglyphs were created by humans for an, as yet, unknown reason. The… Read More »