Category: California

Huntington Beach, CA

March 2020 Worked in Huntington Beach for a week and stayed at the Huntington Beach Inn on Pacific Coast Highway, two blocks from the pier and Main Street. Here’s a short video I made of a walk I took on and around the pier.

Surf City USA

March 2020 Surf City USA is Huntington Beach California where the sun shines often and the ocean brings waves that surfers have been riding for decades. Some of the best surf can be found near the Huntington Beach pier which is why the US…

Scenes from Cambria California

Cambria is a very beautiful place on the coast of California just south of San Simeon where the famous Hearst’s Castle is located.  The castle is about 2-3 miles north of town. I’ve been going here for years and have traveled by cars, trucks,…

Fresh Oysters, Bodega Bay CA

Oysters are good both raw and cooked but oysters are also a love or hate thing, you either like them or you really dislike them. There seems to be no in-between heh! Personally I prefer to have cooked oysters but raw oyster shooters are…

Santa Rosa Creek Trail, Cambria CA

There’s a really nice two mile coastal trail loop in Cambria California called Santa Rosa Creek Trail that is part of the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve and takes you on a hike from the tree covered path along the creek to the open fields on the…

San Simeon Pier and Elephant Seal Colony on the California Coast

This is another in my series of posts about traveling along the California coast. I have been to San Simeon numerous times as both a destination and a stop over while traveling on my way up and down the coast over the decades. It’s…

Scenes from Cambria California

This is another installment in my California coastal travel series. I’ve stayed in the town of Cambria often during my coastal travels up and down the state of California over my five decades of living there. It’s a nice little town with a lot…