Scenic highway 1 LA to San Francisco
Trip Start Apr 08, 2013
39Trip End Sep 25, 2013
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And so we embarked on one of our last road trips together, along the beautiful and scenic Highway 1 from LA to San Francisco, via Big Sur, and another tick on the bucket list. At almost 450 miles, this two lane road winds it's elevated way around the coastline of California and is one of the country's top scenic drives
The spot where James Dean fatally crashed his Porsche in 1955, aged only 24, is also close by.
We stopped at another seal beach, this time a bit more smelly than the children's beach! With male elephant seals doing face offs competing for alpha male position. Fascinating but a tad stinky down wind ....
And by complete contrast, although still nature at her best, a gentle downhill stroll to the picture postcard perfect waterfall onto picture perfect beach with perfect gentle waves and perfect deep blue sea. All this perfection! What a way to approach San Francisco, the city of perfect beautiful people.
I still associate San Francisco with flower power and hippies - shows my age