Continuing up the California Coast

Leaving the Elephant Seal Rookery we drive up the coast until we reach the Big Sur closure. After massive storms in March 2017 Hwy 1 was cut off  between Cambria and Big Sur.  Big construction trucks pass us going south on Highway 1. Cal Trans has been busy working to reconnect north and south. I spoke to this employee and work is ahead of schedule. Opening may be in July.

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She is here to open the gates for the construction trucks

Heading back to Cambria we stop and admire the foggy coastline.

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Thick fog yet it was not cold or windy.

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Graffiti boulder. I loved the colors and thought it worth a photo.

We happen upon another gem. And again, no parking fees. Yeah.

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Took one look and decided that I would heed the warning.

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Narrow uneven steps

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Braver and younger take the trail to the beach.

 

This public art points at Big Sur.

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A pretty garden path leads to a nice restaurant.

 

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Pride of Madeira

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Bougainvillea in my favorite color

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Right outside the restaurant this bird was enjoying a dip.

Such a nice day exploring the Central California coastline. Quiet, no hassle, get away from the noise kind of day I needed.

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