California Vacation Pictures

August 18, 2021 through August 25, 2021

The Hogwarts Express at Universal Studios

The girls posing in front of Hogwarts

Me and Lea

Ben striking an intimidating pose for Megatron

Alan took this family picture for us at the park's exit

Me and Dominic visiting Cash Cards Unlimited, famous magic card shop in Westlake

Alan joining us for dinner in Santa Monica

Family photo on the pier

Me and Ben on one of his favorite amusement park rides

Angelina, Cece, and Rosalia together on the Santa Monica Pier ferris wheel

Dominic and Ben at the Black Bear Lodge, the awesome Air BnB that we booked for our trip to Yosemite National Park

Me and Cece enjoying the vista at Tunnel View

Lea and the kids. Ben was demanding "Let me off the side!"

Rosalia and the girls

Me and Lea in Yosemite Valley

Angelina and Cece exploring

Me and Ben taking a break

The girls during our trek out to Mirror Lake

Rosalia taking a rest

the lake is a lie.

Angelina confused by the lack of a lake at Mirror Lake

Ben having fun jumping off of the rocks

Dominic, Cece, and Lea

Starting off our trail ride

Lea having fun riding through the woods

Our guide took this one of the family

The woods were gorgeous...

...and the horses obviously knew the paths well... we could mostly just sit back and enjoy the views.

Me with Frankie, one of our guides

Lea getting ready to cross a stream... the end of the trail.

Rosalia, Angelina, Cece, Dominic, Ben, and Lea at Glacier Point in the Park

Rosalia and Dominic

Family photo

Me and Lea with the Half Dome in the background

Family photo on Alcatraz with the San Francisco skyline in the background

Ben exploring Alcatraz

Ben watching the sea lions at Pier 39

Ben having fun at the Exploratorium

Cece, Dominic, and Angelina having fun watching bits of dry ice shoot around in a basin of water at the Exploratorium

Me towering over the kids in a parabolic mirror

Me and Ben in front of the Golden Gate bridge.

Family photo by the Golden Gate bridge.

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