The Melancholic Beauty of Port Arthur

Port Arthur Prison

Port Arthur Prison

The world heritage-listed Port Arthur Historic Site on the Tasman Peninsula is hauntingly beautiful. It’s hard to imagine nine-year-old boys incarcerated in this harsh unforgiving environment for stealing a loaf of bread yet that was the reality of the Port Arthur penal colony in the late 1800’s. The Separate Prison was built in 1853 to practice psychological rehabilitation through isolation. Upon entry, inmates were assigned a number and only referred to by their number instead of their surname. When allowed outside, they were required to wear a black hat over their face to maintain their anonymity. It’s no wonder many wound up in the nearby insane asylum.

Port Arthur Prison Window

Port Arthur Prison Window

Port Arthur Penal Colony

Port Arthur Penal Colony

Port Arthur Lawn

Port Arthur Lawn

Port Arthur View

Port Arthur View

Port Arthur Foliage

Port Arthur Foliage

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Super Sports Bar Socal Style: Lumberyard Tavern Encinitas

The Lumberyard Tavern Kitchen

The Lumberyard Tavern Kitchen

The Lumberyard Tavern in the Lumberyard Shopping Center is the quintessential Encinitas sports bar. On top of the huge wall-mounted flat screen televisions and extensive beer selection on tap, there’s funky surfboard art all over the walls and an inviting outdoor patio area. The long wooden tables are perfect for game day get togethers. And the delicious food is a tie breaker. Best of all, Owner/Manager Lisa Belasco really cares about her customers, supporting local arts and giving back to the Encinitas community.

About the Lumberyard Tavern:
967 S Coast Highway 101 #101
Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 479-1657
lumberyard101.com

The Lumberyard Tavern Encinitas

The Lumberyard Tavern Encinitas

Firestone Walker Sign at the Lumberyard Tavern

Firestone Walker Sign at the Lumberyard Tavern

The Lumberyard Tavern Happy Hour

The Lumberyard Tavern Happy Hour

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La Pechanga Celebration at Casa del Q’ero

Casa del Q'ero Decor

Casa del Q’ero Decor

Don’t miss the much anticipated grand opening of Casa del Q’ero in Cardiff Sunday, May 31st from 2pm-6pm! Enjoy traditional Peruvian street foods and live music. Tickets are $30 for adults.

About Casa del Q’ero Peruvian South American Cucina Cantina:
815 Birmingham Drive
Cardiff, CA 92007
(760) 944-4200
casadelqero.com

Peruvian Plate Setting Detail at Casa Q'ero

Peruvian Plate Setting Detail at Casa Q’ero

Peruvian Carving Detail at Casa Q'ero

Peruvian Carving Detail at Casa Q’ero

Peruvian Figurine at Casa del Q'ero

Peruvian Figurine at Casa del Q’ero

Peruvian Organic Spices for Sale at Casa Q'ero

Peruvian Organic Spices for Sale at Casa Q’ero

Casa del Q'ero Wood Fire Oven

Casa del Q’ero Wood Fire Oven

Casa de Q'ero Restaurant

Casa de Q’ero Restaurant

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Family Fun on the 101

Encinitas Fish Shop Fish & Chips

Encinitas Fish Shop Fish & Chips

Complete with a kids menu and ready-to-color paper place mat, the Encinitas Fish Shop downtown on South Coast Highway 101 is the perfect place to take the family. There’s a choice of fresh fish or seafood, seasonings and dish style: taco, salad, sandwich or plate. Healthy options include mixed veggies, seaweed salad or six grain rice. Kids love the child-freindly options while adults appreciate the rotating craft beer draft menu.

About Fish Shop Encinitas Market & Grill:
1010 South Coast Highway 101
Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 436-4665
thefishopenencinitas.com

Encinitas Fish Shop Red Snapper Sign

Encinitas Fish Shop Red Snapper Sign

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Encinitas Fish Shop Seaweed Salad

Encinitas Fish Shop Seaweed Salad

Encinitas Fish Shop Daily Specials

Encinitas Fish Shop Daily Specials

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Glitter and Glamour in the Lumberyard

deepFling Store in the Lumberyard Shopping Center

deepFling Store in the Lumberyard Shopping Center

deepFLING jewelry store goes beyond the norm by offering an exquisite collection of Scandinavian-imported jewelry and local artistic creations. Located in the Lumberyard Shopping Center, the store’s pristine white decor beckons shoppers to peruse its wares. Unique clothing and accessories are also available. deepFling is the ideal place to go to find an unusual gift for the favorite woman in your life when you want to give something with style and pizzaz.

About deepFLING:
937 S Coast Hwy 101, Suite C100
Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 942-4254
deepfling.com

Recycled sterling earrings by Lila Clare at deepFling

Recycled sterling earrings by Lila Clare at deepFling

deepFling Peach and Gold Jewelry

deepFling Peach and Gold Jewelry

deepFling Purple Jewelry and Bags

deepFling Purple Jewelry and Bags

deepFling Colorful Jewelry

deepFling Colorful Jewelry

deepFling Silver and Black Rings

deepFling Silver and Black Rings

deepFling Imported Swedish Clothing

deepFling Imported Swedish Clothing

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