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Jun 16, 2016

Morro Bay

Walking through the Elfin Forest in Los Osos where I came upon a lookout point with a stunning view. This particular lookout point is just a few steps

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Apr 01, 2016

Carrizo Plain National Monument - Nature, archaeology and geology come together

Carrizo Plain National Monument - at the eastern edge of Central California what at first glance seems desolate is full of life on closer view

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Feb 21, 2016

Elephant Seals in Central California - You can visit them anytime!

Elephant Seals in Central California - They came to visit 20+ years ago and haven't left yet. How and where to see them.

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Jan 09, 2016

Pfeiffer Beach - Beautiful, secluded and purple sand on the Big Sur Coast

Pfeiffer Beach is secluded, small, hard to find, on the Big Sur coast and has purple sand. All the insiders tips are here.

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Jan 09, 2016

Pfeiffer Beach Keyhole Rock - a look at the varying moods found here

Pfeiffer Beach Keyhole Rock - A beautiful gallery of photos of this treasure of Big Sur

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Dec 02, 2015

Central California Beach Cities

A listing of central California beach cities, from the posh elegance of Carmel by the Sea, to the relaxed cowboy seaside town of Cayucos, you're sure to find something here that invites.

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Dec 02, 2015

Beautiful View From 46 East

Breathtaking

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Nov 18, 2015

EAGLE CASTLE TO RE-OPEN

I HEARD A RUMOR THAT THE WINERY HAS BEEN SOLD TO A WINERY INVESTMENT FUND. THIS PLACE IS AMAZING.

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Nov 18, 2015

Carlsbad State Beach

The yellows are so intense and everywhere!

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Aug 15, 2015

The El Camino Real Bells - Marking the California Mission Trail

The El Camino Real Bells - Since 1906 the bells have marked the route of the mission trail. Back then they were the only signs on the primitive highway. Full history and photos.

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Jul 31, 2015

Central California Back Roads and Scenic Drives - an illustrated guide

California Back Roads - The road less traveled is usually the most beautiful. A guide to Central California scenic drives.

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Jul 31, 2015

Central California Wildflowers - a true joy of springtime

Central California Wildflowers - Far more than just poppies, the display varies by year but there is always a good show. Where the best displays can be found

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Jul 16, 2015

Photo of the Week - interesting new shots updated every Friday

A new photo of the week will be posted here on a regular basis showing the best of Central California's wildlife, attractions, events and beautiful sights. Submissions welcome.

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Jul 16, 2015

Templeton California - Wine country cow town with charm

Templeton California - a small town along Highway 101 worth visiting

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Jun 17, 2015

Solvang California - A Danish town next to a Spanish mission in a cowboy valley

Solvang California - A Danish town, next to a Spanish mission, in a valley with more horses than people. And as strange as it may sound, it all works and is a great place to visit.

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