Roy Martins – San Diego Incognito – Jan, 30 2018

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San Diego Incognito—San Diego’s hidden, unusual & historical places. Roy Martins has lived in the San Diego area for over forty years. His hobby has been leading walking tours. He has led walks for Torrey Pines Ski Club, Christ Lutheran Church, Christ Presbyterian Church, as well as family, friends, and neighbors. His tours include Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, La Jolla, UCSD, Little Italy, Downtown San Diego, and Coronado. Here is just a sampling of many of the interesting and enjoyable tours that Roy has led over the years:

San Diego Incognito – San Diego’s hidden, unusual and historic places – January 30, 2018 Our Environment 1. Oak Riparian Park – Vista – Oak tree lined stream and pathleads to the Mount Calavera Volcano. -large hole in the north side – inactive now – free 2. San Diego Archaeological Center – Escondido – Turning Mystery into History $2/5 family 3. Agua Hedionda Lagoon and Discovery Center – Live parrot, indoor Bee colony other animals free 4. Roynon Museum – Escondido -Earth Science and Paleontology – $U/10/8/s/free Our History 1. Guajome House – Oceanside – Built in 1852 by Bandini Family as personal/headquarters ranch house – Best time to visit is Halloween and Christmas. Eat at Marieta’s 2. Oceanside Heritage Park – Behind Mission San Luis Rey – Historic buildings and snacks – free 3. North County Model Railroad display – Heritage Park -children hands on – Saturdays – free 4. Green Dragon Tavern and Museum – Carlsbad – American History – free – eat at table 125 in bar S. California Surf Museum – Oceanside – $s/3/free. Docent tours 6. Electric Boats – Oceanside Harbor – 8-12 people – awnings – bring champagne/coolers 7. Twisted Horn Mead and Cider- Vista – Medieval style Honey Wine tasting rooms – fee for Mead 8. UCSD Library – On the Campus – Dr Seuss exhibit – 5th floor views – free Just for Fun 1. UCSD Stuart Collection -Falling Star, Snake Path, Garden of Eden, Talking/singing trees, Bear 2. The Captain Charles Kenneth Speakeasy – Carlsbad Village – daily password on Instagram 3. Carlsbad Craftsmanship Museum/Miniature Engineering Museum – Lionshead Ave. – Birk Petersen Collection – the Michelangelo of Miniatures – Free. 4. Carlsbad Gateway Center – 20 businesses. Brewery, Artisan Breads, Brewery Supply S. Oakcrest County Park Bocce courts – Encinitas – two professional level courts – free 6. Urge Gastro Pub and Common House – food/bowling (8) – San Marcos State University 7. Village Pub – Train Beer – special price when a train comes through Carlsbad Village 8. Schulman Theater – Carlsbad Dove Library – muliple events each week – mostly free 9. Decoy/Dockside – San Marcos – Free boat rides. 10. Carlsbad Mineral Water – Carlsbad Village – How Carlsbad (Karlsbad) got its name. Our Incognito Restaurants 1. Albert’s – Zoo – Walk to top of tree house, take elevator down trunk two floors 2. Back Alley Grill- San Marcos – Love the name and location 3. Seasons Restaurant – Carlsbad – Aviara – Six areas to eat – open to the public 4. Yellow Deli – Vista – Food from their Farm – spiritual group are owners/no alcohol 5. Decoy Dockside – San Marcos lakeside dining – Ride/view Pontoon boats – see Black Swans. 6. The Lighthouse – Oceanside Harbor top floor