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Hakone Estate and Gardens

Unbeknownst to me, there’s a sliver of Japan nestled in the hills just outside Saratoga, CA. Hakone Estate and Gardens is a recipient of the Save America’s Treasures Award by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and is recognized as … Continue reading

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Skyline Chestnuts

Just driving along, and there’s a sign by the side of the road: SKYLINE CHESTNUTS. I’m intrigued, but it’s on the other side of the road. We do have to go back that way though, so on the return trip … Continue reading

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