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May302015

Summer fog season returns in California

Today I saw clear skies for the first time in a couple of weeks. The sun appeared this morning once the Alaska Airlines aircraft reached about 1,000 feet in elevation over Monterey County, California. I have been spending my days these past two weeks in Monterey below the fog. This morning I flew above the…

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Jan012015

Last Day Monterey 2014 photo essay

New Year’s Eve started in some ways like a typical tourist day in Monterey since I went to the Holiday Inn Express Monterey Bay for my shower, breakfast and to pick up the hotel folio for Kelley’s fourth IHG Rewards Club stay for two free nights at any IHG hotel worldwide in 2015. Spending $117…

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Dec272014

Gray whale migration passing by Monterey

Monterey is one of the great places in the world to be from late December through January. The gray whale migration is the longest migration of any mammal at around 10,000 miles from the summer feeding grounds in the Bering Sea of northern Alaska to the winter breeding and calving lagoons on the western coast…

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May152014

Tour of California cycling race in Monterey

Travel got me into cycling races. Summer travel to Europe was the specific catalyst for an interest in road cycling due to the one constant every July for three weeks is Tour de France. Lance Armstrong, superstar, superdoped athlete was a familiar summer face when I was in Ireland, Netherlands and Germany and regardless of…

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