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Point Lobos State National Reserve, 93923

If I could choose one place to hike over and over again, it would be this quiet little park in Carmel. There are times where a rigorous hike is something I’d love, and there are other times where a nice stroll accompanied by breathtaking views does just fine as well. 341 more words


Last month I attended a conference in Monterey, on California’s central coast (between San Francisco and Los Angeles). I planned to stay an extra day or so in the area after the conference, and then I came down with a nasty cold – the kind that lowers a curtain between you and the world. 1,116 more words


California / Monterey to San Simeon / 2016-07-01

Our morning started with expectations of a wonderful breakfast.  We had saved our dining credit at Monterey Tides for a blow out breakfast.  Cinnamon Rolls, Crunchy French Toast, Croissant breakfast sandwich, bacon and chocolate chip pancakes.  593 more words

California - Summer - 2016

Otters and oceans in Monterey, CA

Intro/disclaimer: we went to Monterey in March 2016, eight months before starting this blog. We just decided to start a travel blog, so these next million posts will be a backlog of all our trips from a simpler time when this blog wasn’t a thing. 997 more words

Surf & Sand

I resurrected this Point Lobos surf scene from 2005. I love the play of the sand, surf and rocks. The painting’s surrounding faux matte offers the simplicity and budget to hang the 3×2 proportioned canvas at up to 36×24 inches without the necessity of a frame. 7 more words

Finessed Photos

South to Santa Barbara

At the end of a month, we started to feel at home in Monterey. We had deciphered its maze, cracked its code, and simplified its ambiguity. 565 more words

Slow Travel