Fireworks at Sea World
It wouldn’t be summer in San Diego without SeaWorld’s nightly fireworks which blends popular music with choreographed firework blasts that light up the sky! I have so many I wouldn't where to start. I consider San Diego to be my second home and I often get homesick. Blue sky, mellow wheather, La Jolla, Pacific Beach, Horton Plaza, the Zoo and Wild Animal Park, open air concerts at Humphrey's Halfmoon Bay...
Spend atleast 3 days at the...
Spend atleast 3 days at the beach. Although they're nothing compared to the beaches off the coast of Hawaii or the French Riviera, they're filled with constant movement. My fondest memory is when we stay at our beach condo. The area we stay in is a college area, and there is always a comotion which keeps this residental area so lively.
Contemporary Mexican Cuisine
We ended up having dinner here. Great food, good service & environment. Their popular margaritas only selling at USD3 each, no wonder everybody have one. My brother didn't like Maxican food before, but he love the food here!
El Cajon Boulevard!
Originally, this was a long dusty road and until 1910 there was no business along it's side. It was the only highway that connected San Diego to El Centro, a distance of about 127 miles. As the years passed and car travel became more popular, the main type of business that sprouted up, were Auto Camps, Gas Stations, Auto Repair Shops and Restaurants.
Throughout it's history The Boulevard continued to attract trades people who would make a road trip convenient for the traveler and looking closely at the style of the buildings from Park Avenue to 70th Street, that history can be seen.
Today: El Cajon Boulevard still runs west to East, through the communities of University Heights and North Park, on into the city of La Mesa, and beyond. It is a long and broad street with seemingly little character. The broadness of this boulevard came from copying the great boulevards of Paris, unfortunately, it didn't inherit the charm.
Interstate-8 opened about forty years ago and took over from El Cajon Boulevard, the position of being the fastest and most convenient route east. Needless to say, The Boulevard became a depressed area and opened up an economic opportunity for start-up commerce.
Take a drive down this street and look closely. You may find many pockets of interesting aspects, such as the Colonial style Lafayette Hotel and other such left-overs from the past. Further, you may see signs of Arabic, Ethiopian, Vietnamese and other older or newer immigrant communities, which have joined in the American Dream by opening their own business and offering us a sample of their cultures. This is the place I shop for the ingredients to make Arabic food or Asian food. Not to mention that two of my favorite places are here.
The Livingroom Coffeehouse
5900 El Cajon Blvd. San Diego, CA.
The Red Fox Steakhouse
2223 El Cajon Boulevard
Try the authentic Mexican...
Try the authentic Mexican food. If not Roberto's, try anyone of the touristy restaurants in Old Town, like the Old Town Mexican Cafe. They make homemade tortillas right near the front windo. You can't
go wrong. Get cultured and visit Balboa Park(pictured here).