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Pfeiffer Beach

Jul 17, 14 Pfeiffer Beach

Posted by in California, Featured, Monterey

For a well publicized beach, Pheiffer is surprising quiet… probably because it is off the beaten path and rather difficult to find. Also, many tourists mistakingly head to Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park or Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park (where McWay Falls is located) thinking that either of those will lead you to Pheiffer....

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Point Sur Lightstation

Jul 15, 14 Point Sur Lightstation

Posted by in California, Featured, Monterey

“This is a three hour walking tour.” The man says looking pointedly at La Niña. “Oh… only three hours? So, this will be easy.” It was valid to check as we entered the park in our car. Five cars had already bailed when they learned about how long the tour was. But for us, I might be concerned about a...

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Bixby Bridge

Jul 13, 14 Bixby Bridge

Posted by in California, Featured, Monterey

Ahh yes… Bixby Bridge: Built in 1932 during the depression, it’s location along the coastline was chosen because it was cheaper to build a large concrete bridge over natural geography than to go inland and blast/construct one through the mountain side. Because of this, the unique architecture combined with beautiful...

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The Sea Stacks

Jul 11, 14 The Sea Stacks

Posted by in California, Featured, Monterey

Rather than race from recommended place to recommended place along Big Sur, we periodically stopped and simply walked around. During one of these stops we discovered what quickly became known to us as “the Sea Stacks.” Sea stacks are large vertical columns created by years of erosion by water and wind, much like...

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Road Trip! (Big Sur)

Jul 09, 14 Road Trip! (Big Sur)

Posted by in California, Featured, Monterey, Road Trips

Mountain View to Monterey: 83 mi / 134 km (1.5 hours-ish). Monterey to Big Sur: 30 mi / 48 km (44 min-ish) Over the July 4th long weekend, the potential for beaches, beautiful scenery, and seaside weather drew us South to the Monterey Coast. The area between Carmel and San Simeon is loosely known as Big Sur. Historically, the...

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Sweet Auburn

Jul 06, 14 Sweet Auburn

Posted by in Atlanta, California, Featured, Georgia

Everyone seemed to know each other and care for each other. Nobody locked doors or had locks on the doors. Auburn Avenue was the center of the community. — Winfred Wright The quote above is for Auburn Avenue, which residents called Sweet Auburn, a term coined by John Wesley Dobbs who was considered the unofficial...

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Georgia Aquarium

Jul 03, 14 Georgia Aquarium

Posted by in Atlanta, Creatures, Featured, Georgia

We seem to be on a roll when it comes to aquariums: in the past we visited San Diego and Vancouver. This year alone we’ve been to Boston, San Francisco, and now we can add Atlanta to the repertoire. Located in the tourist core of Atlanta and built on land donated by the Coca-Cola Company, the Georgia Aquarium arrived in the...

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Windy Hill, Portola Valley

Jun 25, 14 Windy Hill, Portola Valley

Posted by in California, Featured, Hiking, Silicon Valley

I’ve been really bad at posting lately. I know. When la Niña’s Synchronized Swimming and Irish Dance ended I lost the only 3-hours of spare time I had each week… spare time that I used to write. The rest of my time is consumed by my girl, travel, work, running, and yoga. As such, I’ll write about one of the...

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