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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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Nov082013

Monarch Butterflies of Pacific Grove

The Monarch butterflies are here once again at Monarch Grove Sanctuary in Pacific Grove, California, self-proclaimed “Butterfly Town, U.S.A.” The fascinating aspect is the thousands of Monarch butterflies resting in the trees in an area not much larger than a couple of backyards are the great-grandchildren offspring of the butterflies who wintered here on the…

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Jan142012

Lovers Point Park in Pacific Grove

Lovers Point is one of the most popular coastline destinations in Pacific Grove. The park offers visitors a beach, sand volleyball court, kids wading pool (seasonal) and a rocky outcrop for climbing around.   There used to be two restaurants next to the park, but both are currently out of business. This is some of…

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Jan082012

Pacific Grove Coastal California Scenery

Pacific Grove and Pebble Beach are the western front of the Monterey Peninsula. Pacific Grove is the northwestern portion and Pebble Beach is the southwestern portion of the arm of forested land reaching out into the Pacific Ocean of Monterey Bay. This photo was taken during a flight out of Monterey Airport (MRY) in 2010 and…

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