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  • 1. Sunsets

    There are so many places to view the sunset on highway one...dont be psycho about getting to a certain you drive you can watch it set slowly and if need be, pull off at the las t possible...

  • 2. Information / Sources

    there are many lodging and dining options along the big sur area in the Pacific Coast and there is a few gas stations located along this 90 mile stretch of Pacific Coast Highway. Most of the lodging...

  • 3. Camping

    We brought down the radio. Played a little Café Del Mar, Saint Germaine, and others of the sort. It worked well with the sounds of the waves, and the lights… almost Ibizaesque.. just need more ladies...

  • 4. Inspired Moments

    Back on the Pacific Coast Highway, heading north, even more spectacular chunks of the coast unfolded before us, with wild flowers in profusion and a roller-coaster series of steep inclines and...

  • 5. Hiking

    We sat in the dirt by this sign for a good 15 minutes. Knowing this was not going to be the lunch spot. Until Kristen noticed what a prophet had scribbled, “10 minutes Worth it!” Without so much as a...

  • 6. Weather

    Like most of the Coastal Areas of California from North in Mendocino Area up to the San Diego Area, The climate in the Big Sur and Monterey Peninsula area is really made up of several mini-climates...

  • 7. Coastal Views / Beaches

    The lion seals are there to testify to the wildness of the area. These two are taking their morning bath while the group is still sleeping on the beach (see the following picture). When you see some...

  • 8. Flora / Fauna

    Along the coast of the Big Sur area of California, as you gaze off shore into the Pacific Ocean, you may often see a line of green. This is a rich habitat made of giant kelp, a slim aquatic plant that...

  • 9. State Parks

    Have you noticed how gorgeous of a day it has been to start a wonderful holiday weekend? We arrive to our destination, Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park. It is located about 40 miles south of Carmel,...

  • 11. Highway One

    California Highway One winds along the coastline on the way to Big Sur. Spectacular ocean views are presented along the way. Some historic bridges, dating back...

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