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Aug172017

Come see cars, whales and otters in Monterey this week

August is here, which means car week on the Monterey Peninsula during the annual Pebble Beach Concours d’elegance. Tens of thousands of tourists descend on Monterey for this August event. Honestly, I did not even know Concours d’elegance was happening this week in my hometown until I found myself breaking up a race car rally…

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Sep192013

Highway 1 Big Sur Coast Drive Detour

Three reasons I wanted to make a road trip yesterday around Monterey County and a drive south on Highway 1 along the Big Sur coast. First, the desire to drive a paved road I did not know existed until a couple years ago called the Nacimiento-Fergusson Road linking Highway 1 on the Monterey County coast…

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Dec122012

Wild California Condors of Big Sur

Today I photographed two California condors feeding on a dead sea lion. California condors are the largest land birds of North America. They are a rare sighting with only 232 California condor birds in the wild as of October 31, 2012. There are about 50 wild California condors in the Big Sur area. Other locations…

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May242012

Wild Cat Adventure at Ventana Inn, Big Sur

Four hotels in the Monterey Peninsula-Big Sur area are members of the Condé Nast Traveler Platinum Circle List signifying five consecutive years, including 2012, on their annual CN Traveler Gold List hotels. Ventana Inn, Big Sur 89.7 Post Ranch Inn, Big Sur 93.9 Inn at Spanish Bay, Pebble Beach 92.5 Lodge at Pebble Beach 95.0…

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