The Two RV Gypsies: Full-Time RVers
climbed the short tower
at the Overlook Natural Area
at San Diego Botanic Garden
May 26, 2015

Lee Duquette on the boardwalk
view from the boardwal

Below: Vernal Pool sign and a photo of the Vernal Pool taken from the boardwalk.

Vernal Pool sign
Vernal Pool

The tower and sign about the Galapagos Tortoise, which the two RV Gypsies did NOT see.

Lee Duquette on the tower
Galapagos Tortoise sign

The view from the top of the Overlook Natural Area, situated among habitat native to Southern California. A free telescope at the top brought the crystal blue waters of the Pacific Ocean closer.

view from the tower
view from the tower

Below: Time to walk the boardwalk back to other areas of the Botanical Garden.


This is a big, beautiful, wonderful area, and the two RV Gypsies took so many pictures that the gardens had to be divided up into sections which will allow photos to load faster, and give viewers the opportunity to view areas in any order they choose.

You may view these sections in any order you choose.

Art sculptures and mariachi topiaries

Bamboos and Trees

Children's Areas


Native trail and Underseas Garden

Overlook (this page)

Rainforest, ponds, and waterfalls

look below

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