The Lone Cypress Tree

With all of the California coast pictures I have posted on this travel photo blog over the past six years, I was surprised to find out that I hadn’t posted any photos of the most iconic California coastal landscape of them all. “Iconic landscapes” frequently get derided on photography forums for how commercialized they’ve become …

Seals and Grizzlies

Having been inspired by Mark Graf’s recent trip to Alaska, I have been considering signing up for a grizzly bear photo tour. I’ve only seen one black bear in the wild for a split second in a wilderness park near my house so I’m sure it would be a huge adrenaline rush to be surrounded …

Free Fallin’

Last Wednesday I slept in. I’d gotten maybe six hours of sleep combined over the previous two nights. I don’t think I missed much because it was to be overcast again for the 2nd morning in a row. When I did arrive into Monterey by mid-morning there was some sunshine however. Since it looked good …

17 Mile Drive

17 Mile Drive Seascape Waterfall, Pacific Grove, California I was going to post an entry about the first day of my trip last Monday but realized it is on my laptop so I’ll have to get that online tomorrow hopefully. For now, here is a photo I took from 17 Mile Drive last Wednesday night. …