giphyCamping in a tipi while greeting my friends with Wingapo as Pocahontas did has been on my to do list so I wasted no time making this happen as soon as class ended this month. If you love the outdoors or just want the 411 on tipi camping in San Diego, then this post is for you.

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The best thing about living right near the beach are the water activities. There are many to choose from, but if you want to knock out sightseeing while working on gaining Angela Bassett arms then I recommend kayaking with HBK Sports, San Diego’s Premier Ecotourism and Adventure Company.

Tours are 2 hours long and lead by experienced biologist, ecologist and naturalist guides; therefore, the tours are wildlife focused. San Diego sits at 33 degrees north of the earth’s equatorial plane. What the hell does that mean? It means great weather. And when the weather is great, the seals, leopard sharks, sea lions and dolphins are out in huge numbers. Why not view them up close and personal? The cool thing about kayaking is that you can jump out and take a swim with the wildlife at any given time. Be warned, you’ll need a little bit of upper body strength to get back in the kayak. (more…)

**This article was originally posted on the previous Soak Game website. Minor edits have been made since it’s relocation to this website.** 

A couple months ago a friend of mine put me up on game about “photo walks”. As he continued to explain what it consisted of – meeting up with a group to tour an area and photograph it while gaining valuable photography tips from a tour guide – immediately I knew this was something I had to do to satisfy my undying craving to Soak Game.

You can tell by some of the photos I’ve taken in previous posts that I’m no Picasso of photographic arts nor do I possess any desire to be; however, it would be nice to learn a couple basic tips on how to do more than hit the trigger button on that point and shoot Canon like a camera happy Asian tourist on a capture this moment mission. (more…)

**This article was originally posted on the previous Soak Game website. Minor edits have been made since it’s relocation to this website.** 

It’s very rare that I find a place where I can experience something to eat, something to see, and somewhere to play, all in one location. I originally planned on visiting the Hall of Champions this morning; however, my plan was diverted by a last minute private event so I landed at the San Diego Air & Space Museum instead. (more…)