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.
She is here to open the gates for the construction trucks
Heading back to Cambria we stop and admire the foggy coastline.
Thick fog yet it was not cold or windy.
Graffiti boulder. I loved the colors and thought it worth a photo.
We happen upon another gem. And again, no parking fees. Yeah.
Took one look and decided that I would heed the warning.
Narrow uneven steps
Braver and younger take the trail to the beach.
This public art points at Big Sur.
A pretty garden path leads to a nice restaurant.
Pride of Madeira
Bougainvillea in my favorite color
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.