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The adventure… part 27; The Monterey Peninsula… part 2… cyborg deer and golfing coyotes…

There is this thing at the tip of the Monterey Peninsula called ‘The 17 mile drive’. It cost about ten dollars, and passes beside some of the most exclusive private dwellings, fancy golf courses, wild coastline and beautiful pine forests … Continue reading

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The adventure… part 21; Cruisin’ the crazy coast of California with your tour guide, Me!!!… part 3…

Driving North of Highway One. It is magical. The sea grows more wild. The coast more jagged. The wind more cutting. The fog becomes a living thing. Even the wildflowers are hardier. The coast will always surprise you. As a … Continue reading

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The adventure… part 20; Cruisin’ the crazy coast of California with your tour guide, Me!!!… part 2…

Let’s explore the central coast of California as I make my way north on Highway One, from the beach with the elephant seals towards Big Sur and the Monterey peninsula. This is day 4 of the adventure, if you want … Continue reading

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The adventure… part 19; Cruisin’ the crazy coast of California with your tour guide, Me!!!

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The adventure… part 18; We say goodbye to the Elephant Seals, and continue our way North…

Is that a battle cry, or a yawn? Is that a nose scratch or a sunshade? Nature is full of mysteries. For example, I said in an earlier post that the otters were cleaning themselves. My older daughter Jessica corrected … Continue reading

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The adventure… part 16; Moving on to some more mammals…

I left Moro Bay early in the morning… so this would be the start of day 4 on that handy map I posted in an earlier post… heading North. So we say goodbye to the adorable otters. Look! I did … Continue reading

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The adventure… part 12; Breaking it down…

For those of you unfamiliar with the coast of California, and because I am, as usual, not doing these specifically in chronological order, I will give a brief overview. Day 1. Still in San Diego. Did that zoo experience and … Continue reading

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The adventure… part 9; Miles and miles of me!!!

Because the only thing better than a photo of a beautiful place is a photo of a beautiful place with me stuck in front of it! To the person who invented selfies: I salute you! HA! No, there is no … Continue reading

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The adventure… part 8; Miles and miles of mammals…

Oh yeah, we are going to see elephant seals. And not just the fighting bulls, but females and pups too. Coyotes on the Pebble Beach golf course. It pays to get up early. I still have boatloads of pictures of … Continue reading

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The adventure… part 2; Encounters with wild animals…

I guess we already covered the fact that I fed a rhino. I am on day 2-and-a-half of my adventure, typing this from somewhere on the California coast. On top of touching a rhino, I also petted a zebra. And … Continue reading

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