Point Lomans Neal Schneider, Laura Moore, Doug Vickery and Ruthie Sandven take their favorite hometown newspaper on a trip to Phuket, Thailand, where their boat, Rutea, was moored three years into their circumnavigation. The group then traveled to Cambodia and Laos. Follow Neal and Ruthie’s adventures on Rutea at www.rutea.com.
A birthday hike on the Pacific Crest Trail at Lake Tahoe! Carlene Abrecht celebrated her birthday with her husband, Mark, and friends Annika Bohl and Gail Hutcheson (and the Beacon, of course). Annika served as the fun and challenging leader for the adventure.
Sunset View Elementary School student Tom Taylor (age 8) takes a hike with his dad, Dan, and their Beacon to the summit of Mount Langley (14,026 feet) in the High Sierra. This was Tom's first mountain climb.
Point Loma residents Jim and Laurie Hurl, along with former Point Loma residents Ron and Kathy Cunningham, took the Beacon all the way to Germany. The four traveled to Dublin, before traveling to Austria, Germany, Prague and Budapest on a recent river cruise. “Once a Pointer, always a Pointer!”
Lynn Konen takes the Peninsula Beacon to St. Augustine, Fla., the oldest city in America.
Susan and 4-year-old Lila Matthews take their favorite homeown newspaper to Austin, Texas with Blake Sophia Bernstein. Blake, Susan’s niece, is an Austin resident.
It’s vacation time! Peninsula Beacon readers are heading out of town and taking their favorite hometown paper with them! Take us with you to whatever corner of the world you may be visiting and share your trip with other readers. Tell us your name and/or the names of your family members in the photo and give us a brief description of where the shot was taken. Email the photo and the information to email@example.com. It’s that easy! Photos are published based on space constraints and in the order in which they are submitted.