Posts tagged California Coastline


17 Mile Drive near Carmel, California, USA
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The 17 Mile Drive, a piece of heaven on earth

The 17 Mile Drive, which winds its way beside one of California’s most stunning stretches of coastline, from Pacific Grove to Carmel-by-the-Sea, has to be one of the most breathtakingly spectacular natural spots in the world. The foaming Pacific Ocean …

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Fog hanging over Carmel beach, California, USA
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Carmel swallowed by the fog; California’s coastline micro-climates

As I walked for just over an hour, in the mid-afternoon, I watched in silent amazement as the fog silently rolled in from the sea, totally transforming everything, as if some giant clock had suddenly whizzed the months forward from …

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State Street Santa Barbara, California, USA
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Santa Barbara – Europe in California

“We decided not to go to Europe this year but come to Santa Barbara instead” Oucch! Just the type of comment that the cynical Brit loves to ‘munch on’ when grumbling about their sheltered maybe somewhat less travelled American cousins……………. But having …

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