Author Archive for E'Louise Ondash

Adventures in Vancouver Island

Adventures in Vancouver Island

I am strolling on Deck 5 of the Queen of Alberni on a glorious September afternoon as the ferry churns through the Strait of Georgia.

Little known museums offer big history

Little known museums offer big history

Southern California has plenty of museums, but chances are that you’ve never heard of these three:

Gaits in the Grapes

Gaits in the Grapes

Juanita Koth spent a lot of time on horseback in the Temecula Valley in the 1980s.

Visitors of all ages entertained and educated at Ice Age exhibit

Visitors of all ages entertained and educated at Ice Age exhibit

Poop on a pedestal.

You can change your camping experience

You can change your camping experience

My parents never took us camping.

Renaissance in Barrio Logan

Renaissance in Barrio Logan

Goods and gadgets that make your travel easier

Goods and gadgets that make your travel easier

In the constant pursuit of goods and gadgets that make travel easier and more fun, here are products I’ve discovered for you or your favorite gadabout:

More summertime  fun in Big Bear

More summertime fun in Big Bear

Holloway’s Marina on Big Bear Lake hasn’t even opened for kayaking yet — the water is too cold, according to the manager — but she is kind enough to bend the rules for us.

Big Bear Lake not just for winter

Big Bear Lake not just for winter

There’s probably nobody in Big Bear Lake that Jim Lyons doesn’t know, and probably no one who doesn’t know him.

Lone Pine Film History Museum pays homage to industry

Lone Pine Film History Museum pays homage to industry

The celebration of the history of moviemaking in and around Lone Pine, Calif., started as a film festival and morphed into a museum.