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Tag: Beaches

About lighthouses and fish skeletons

I made it to Biloxi just in time to see the sun set over the ocean. This is an incredibly…

Ventura Beach

We spent a lot of time walking along this beach… morning, noon, and night. It’s a beautiful beach, especially at…

Hollywood to Ventura (70 miles)

Remember last year’s roadtrip to Big Sur and Monterey along the West Coast Highway? Well, this is the Southern California…

Sonoma Beach Parks

The drive along the Sonoma coast is just as beautiful as the drive along Big Sur… and there’s much less…

Pfeiffer Beach

For a well publicized beach, Pheiffer is surprising quiet… probably because it is off the beaten path and rather difficult…

Half Moon Bay

When we have the need for sand and ocean, Half Moon Bay provides a quick and easy fix… if it’s…

Carmel-by-the-Sea

We had no plans to go to Carmel. In fact, we whittled down a long list of day trip destinations…

Sea Kayaking, La Jolla

‘Twas a lovely day. Hot, sunny and perfect weather for a bit of kayaking. We had high hopes for the…

Carlsbad Beach

Finding a parking spot was the most difficult part of going to the Carlsbad State Beach. We drove around hoping…

Qualicum Beach

Did you see it? Did you see it! There it goes. Look look look! It was an otter… a baby…

Parksville Sand Sculptures

On Vancouver Island, for a month between mid-July and mid-August, you’ll find the photographic feast that is the sand sculptures…

Playa Chica, Tarifa

We didn’t spend a lot of time beach going in Tarifa. The only beach we visited (on a very windy…

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