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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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Apr182013

Pinnacles National Park west side entrance

Pinnacles National Park is 60 miles southeast of where I live in Monterey, California. Pinnacles refer to the massive rock spires and crags dotting the landscape of the park in the Gabilan Range. This is condor bird country and there are talus caves; large boulder ceiling caves in narrow canyons filled with bat colonies of…

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Dec272011

Three Condors of the Day in Big Sur

Yesterday was bird day afternoon along the Big Sur coast of Monterey County. The wind blown waves made whale spotting difficult. To compensate for lack of whale sightings was a marvelous display of birds, thousands of gulls, soaring along the coastline cliffs along 40 miles of coast from Carmel Highlands south.

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