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Sep212013

Just how expensive are Big Sur hotels?

Big Sur, California is a region that was unified by the completion of the Pacific Coast state highway in 1937 to allow through traffic from Carmel to San Simeon, a distance of 90 miles. The paved highway shifted the rugged California central coast economy of Monterey and San Luis Obispo Counties from pioneer subsistence on…

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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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