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I’m excited to share my first post for Elite Daily has published! In it, I share ten reasons why you should visit Panama now. Read it here.

Once you’ve skimmed through that post – it’s an easy 3 minute read – and want more from my Central American experience, click through these posts from The Curious Passport archives:

If you’re a local reader and are looking for something to do this weekend in San Diego, how about embarking on Mission Trails Regional Park’s 5 Peak Challenge?

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#Triumphant after reaching South Fortuna Summit

San Diego, much like my other favorite cities (Denver, D.C.) is an outdoor mecca. My home base in particular plays host to boundless recreational opportunities from the shore, to the desert and peaks.

Speaking of peaks, thanks to Mission Trails Regional Park’s Five Peak Challenge I’m on track to complete two more of the five needed to round out the challenge. In the process, I’m discovering views of San Diego I haven’t seen yet and reorganizing my list of favorite trails.

So far, I’ve completed Cowles from the Big Rock Trail on one day, and South and North Fortuna summits on another. I’ll wait till I complete the challenge to share with you how I’ve ranked the park’s trails, so for now here’s a photo from the top of the South Fortuna Summit.

This was attempt number two; we ended up on a completely different trail the first go around and ran out of sunlight and energy to hit South Fortuna properly by the time we found the trailhead (it was mere steps away from the Tierrasanta entrance, where we parked our cars!).

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Saturated Saturday is a new photo series highlighting some of my favorite images, with enhanced vibrant colors courtesy of the photo editing apps I like at the moment. These include: VSCO, Instagram, A Color Story. Most photos taken with iPhone 5C.

Reading these picks before finishing out the Mission Trails Regional Park’s Five Peak Challenge:

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Photo credit: Islands.com

 

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