Travel Blogs from Big Sur, United States

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Exploring the Big Sur Coast and California Condors, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Exploring the Big Sur Coast and California Condors

A travel blog entry by winterspring

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... was a private tour, so the 4 of us headed off to explore the hiking trails on the coast and in the interior of the Big Sur area. What a day!!! Right off the at, Will looked up and commented that the bird soaring on the air currents above us was awfully ...

Tales of a fall, Lucia, United States travel blog

Tales of a fall

A travel blog entry by lifeofbrian

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... myself. The sun was about to set on us and I was racing to Julia Pfeiffer Burns park, a smaller park south of the more popular Big Sur park. The day-use park closes at 7 p.m. and we arrived at 7:15 p.m. Nobody was around so we went into the park ...

I Love California!!!!!, Big Sur, United States travel blog

I Love California!!!!!

A travel blog entry by sammy85430

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Lol...not that much. BUT...after posting earlier today before I left Big Sur I decided to check out its popular Pfeiffer Beach. Im soooo glad I did! It was actually sunny AND HOT lol! I had a great time. Met some people, got some sun and a nap and ...

Big Sur, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Big Sur

A travel blog entry by patcan

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Abbiamo dedicato questa giornata al Big Sur, la zona costiera della California centrale famosa per il bellissimo paesaggio e le montagne che arrivano fino all'oceano. Nella prima metà della giornata abbiamo visitato il Point Sur State Historic Park. ...

Just went back to Bug Sur, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Just went back to Bug Sur

A travel blog entry by propyr_teidi

... guy sent us around to the campground to see if they could help us.  We ended up staying in the most random place ever; a big canvas tent with a double bed in it and and electricity! In the evening we went up to the bar and met some cool people there ...

Pacific Coast Highway, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Pacific Coast Highway

A travel blog entry by lsuatmospherics

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... lighter in the automotive section, but we came up empty.  Then we started the drive down the Pacific Coast Highway along the Big Sur coastline. The first third of the trip was rainy.  The middle third was covered in fog.  The road rises a ...

Big Sur beginnings, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Big Sur beginnings

A travel blog entry by steveandange

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Today was the day we would start our ride along Big Sur. There are different definitions for Big Sur but essentially it's a beautiful 90+ mile piece of coastline made even more special by the close proximity of the mountains. Exiting Monterey was ...

"There's a hummingbird outside my window!"

A travel blog entry by travellingcat1

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... cups. There are a lot of designer and arty shops too. It's cute but not a place to buy stuff. Next we drive to Big Sur, where we are staying at Ripplewood Resort. The drive is beautiful, the views more spectacular than the previous day and we make lots ...

Driving the California coast, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Driving the California coast

A travel blog entry by teamschmidt

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Next, we headed down one of the most beautiful stretches of road that I know.  California's Highway 1 along the Big Sur coast.  It was a gorgeous morning and we were surprised to even come across some elephant seals on the beach with their ...

Big sur, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Big sur

A travel blog entry by clementoss

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Steep mountains diving into the oceans, and curvy dangerous ...

Big Sur, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Big Sur

A travel blog entry by katieball

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... two arches in the rock which the waves broke through. We walked on the beach for 20 minutes. Back in car again, we stopped at the Big Sur River Inn for lunch. I had chicken Caesar salad. On the way back we stopped to look at Bixby Bridge which was built ...

Spectaculaire kustlijn, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Spectaculaire kustlijn

A travel blog entry by maartenenromina

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Na San Francisco reden we naar Highway 1, 1 vande mooiste wegen van het land, met spectaculaire uitzichten. De groene beboste bergen vloeien uit in de ruige oceaan. De kustlijn is de perfecte plaats om walvissen, orka's of misschien wel haaien te ...

Spectaculaire kustlijn, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Spectaculaire kustlijn

A travel blog entry by maartenenromina

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Na San Francisco reden we naar Highway 1, 1 vande mooiste wegen van het land, met spectaculaire uitzichten. De groene beboste bergen vloeien uit in de ruige oceaan. De kustlijn is de perfecte plaats om walvissen, orka's of misschien wel haaien te ...

Roadtrip: Big Sur, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Roadtrip: Big Sur

A travel blog entry by biancabrewer

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... had paid so little for the hotel and even got breakfast included, not bad at all! We stopped at a few places driving through Big Sur in the morning. The landscape of this particular part of the journey was amazing, huge stretches of wild beaches on one ...

See-Elefanten, Big Sur, United States travel blog

See-Elefanten

A travel blog entry by kumei

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 " The Greatest Meeting of Land and Sea" so kann man unsere heutige Reiseetappe zwischen Pismo Beach und Big Sur am Hwy Nr. 1 bezeichnen. Wer die "französische Riviera" kennt...., dann ist das, was wir hier sehen, einfach noch um ein Mehrfaches ...

Pacifické pobřeží od Monterrey dolů, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Pacifické pobřeží od Monterrey dolů

A travel blog entry by mandelbrot

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... jednoho z hřebenů poměrně vyčasilo, a tak jsme mohli vyrazit na krátký výlet do pohoří Big Sur. Proti včerejšku to ale byla taková procházka po Brdech - příliš jsme se neunavili ani toho moc ...

Big Sur: 9 hours to drive 90 miles, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Big Sur: 9 hours to drive 90 miles

A travel blog entry by techhobo

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Drove from San Simeon to Carmel over the course of the day.. I was expecting to get there around 1pm.. but I underestimated Big Sur tremendously. I made any excuse I could to prolong my journey through this magical swath of land. I must have stopped at ...

Big Sur, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Big Sur

A travel blog entry by yellowbike

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... like the place to golf until you slipped off your mortal coil, packed with well-off older people and no fizz whatsoever. Next stop was Big Sur State Park, where we hiked up to the Valley View, about 2 miles to look at the view down the valley to Big Sur ...

Rugged Luxury, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Rugged Luxury

A travel blog entry by jeznkez

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... the far side of the crash barrier. Stunning to look at in the reassuring daylight though.  We stopped at the only petrol station in Big Sur, which doubles as the Big Sur Bakery and filled up while Kez made a couple of calls, then sped off to have a ...

stunning coastline, Big Sur, United States travel blog

stunning coastline

A travel blog entry by morinne

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We first discovered Big Sur years ago, during our exchange in Pacific Grove, and we have been back many times, the last time as a side trip from Napa, drawn by the stunning coastline, the laid-back lifestyle, and the  countryside, which is still ...

Into the wild, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Into the wild

A travel blog entry by tunnockscaramel

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... the sea while we waited for the fog to lift. We made our way to Monterey slowly, stopping at the famous McWay waterfall at Big Sur, then going to Pfeiffer beach which has purple sand, as well as normal coloured sand, and having a photo opportunity at ...

Pacific Coast Hwy, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Pacific Coast Hwy

A travel blog entry by reidy

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... 't all that was onoffer during this stretch of hwy, we also spotted Zebra and Elephant seals. We camped the night in our trusty $25 Walmart tent at Big Sur State Park surrounded by gigantic Red Wood trees, mountain lion and skunks (not spotted, but ...

California dreaming in Big Sur country, Big Sur, United States travel blog

California dreaming in Big Sur country

A travel blog entry by fifoota

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... of sun, making up for the serious lack of warm sunny days to date while in Northern California. We continued on through Big Sur country to Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park where we were afforded an amazing view over the McWay Waterfall and the ...

Big Sur: a Big Deal, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Big Sur: a Big Deal

A travel blog entry by lindaandchris

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... ;golden coast” she sings about, is right here waiting for you to just drive through it. Now, we’re sitting at the Big Sur campground.  We’ve reserved the best campsite in the place - #109.  It’s at the head of the ...

Day 6: big sur, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Day 6: big sur

A travel blog entry by sarahgore

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... to relax by. Does have shared bathrooms. Head to nepenthe for a drink of coffee to take in the stunning views For local atmosphere head to the big sur tap house. Cheers food and beers. Enjoy a game of Jenga or scrabble while you eat. Wifi is ...

Sep 03, 2010, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Sep 03, 2010

A travel blog entry by fabrizio

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We Made It!, Big Sur, United States travel blog

We Made It!

A travel blog entry by abiandjon

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... the tolls for the Golden Gate Bridge and highway 101 was on the other side which we were going take nearly all the way to Big Sur – victory was to be ours or not. As we were entering the toll booths, the RV struck the side quite dramatically. I ...

Big Sur!, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Big Sur!

A travel blog entry by therunningdog

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... because we are both big Jack Kerouac fans, and Big Sur was one of his haunts during the 50's. We read sections from his book "Big Sur" as we winded our way down the coastline, and kept an eye out for landmarks that he mentions in the book. If you ...

Whale of a time!, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Whale of a time!

A travel blog entry by kyle_and_sally

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... Cypress Point we could see some sea otters in the water.  After a quick stop in Carmel we headed back onto Highway 1, and the Big Sur stretch of coast for amazing, breathtaking views. The fog lifted and we had a clear view of the cliffs and the sea ...

Last day of summer selfies, Big Sur, United States travel blog

Last day of summer selfies

A travel blog entry by travelsofmarty

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... at the ocean and the great bridges that make up the flavour of this stretch of road. You also drive through redwood forest at Big Sur which is a green change from the very dry mountains that line the coast. At Pfeiffer Beach (beautiful) we are lucky ...

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