Two foodies in San Diego

We made it to San Diego!

On Monday, the 20th of March, we said goodbye to our loved ones, sat on the plane, and enjoyed a long flight. I would call ourselves foodies, so we are always excited about the meals on long flights. In combination with some nice movies from the 80s and 90s and a few red wines, time on the plane ran fast.

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At the airport, our nice trail angel Leon picked us up and drove us to our AirBnb. By accident, we booked a little cabin in Barrio Logan which turned out to be a beautiful little neighborhood heavily influenced by its Mexican citizens. Even though we were up for over 20 hours, we wanted to fight the jetlag and went to a Mexican street restaurant, and had our first REAL tacos! Long story short, we love Mexican food.

A chaotic hiker AirBnB. We brought medicine and supplements, wound tape and some food with us.

Discovering the city

We planned a five days stay in San Diego, to purchase food and gear and send some packages. The first glimpse at San Diego made us feel like being in Western Australia again. The plants, the warmth, even the concrete Boardwalks. But America you are doing great, as there are way more peeps walking on the streets here. You would never see anyone outside a car in WA! :D.

Palms mean sun! Finally warmth

After a good night’s sleep, we woke up to the next big storm which showered the streets extremely and covered our trail friends in the backcountry in piles of snow. Perfect conditions to check the rain gear and go to Walmart to buy food for the first days. We also went to REI and we’ve been impressed by the cool looks of the American outdoor gear. Germans seem to just wear earthy tones outside :D.

Beautiful sunset cliffs

We also saw the City, the beautiful street art, and the gardens in Barrio Logan. Checked on the Sunset cliffs and had some beers at harbor plaza. Long story short, we love San Diego! The food is outstanding, and the climate is great, especially when you just escaped the wet and cold northern European winter.

On Saturday, the 25th of March, it will be our big day. Our trail angel will drive us there.

I wrote this text on the trail, if something’s edited wrong, please be patient! Also I’m behind the timeplan, because of bad reception on trail. Hard to do it on the phone. 

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Comments 4

  • Jhony Yermo : Mar 31st

    Oh jeez. So glad I subscribed. Short but leaving me wanting more. Very impressed. Seems you are liking the States as much as I enjoyed living in Friedburg and Augsburg in Germany.
    All the best!
    Happy Travels on your Adventure of Discovery.

    • Björn Dziambor : Mar 31st

      Jhony! Comments like yours mean so much to me! It shows me, that it’s worth the texting in the cold after hiking the whole day. Thank you!
      Yes we like the states. Next to the nature, we also came here for the (trail) culture. And what can I say: The Americans are incredibly nice and helpful, just wow.

  • Tom : Mar 31st

    Happy to see you made it !! Can’t wait to see some of that beautiful PCT scenery from your pics. Stay safe and have fun !

    • Björn Dziambor : Apr 2nd

      Hi Tom, thanks and no worries! The next post is on it’s way, stay tuned for tomorrow, and meanwhile you might check our Instagrams =)


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