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Road Trip on the California Coast

Road Trip on the California Coast

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Point Montara Lighthouse, California: Photo

Point Montara Lighthouse, California: Photo

 

I grew up near the Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse at the most south westerly point of Australia so I guess it makes sense that I have always had a bit of a fascination with lighthouses.

The Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse shines it’s light towards a point where the Indian and Southern Oceans intersect and as kids we used to try to distinguish the imaginary line that divided them.

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Photo Essay: Northern California and Oregon

Photo Essay: Northern California and Oregon

 

And so we drove. And drove, and drove. With long, tiring driving days and only a couple of nights for each stop, it was torture to not be on a time frame that allowed us to stay in some of these places for a week, two weeks…a lifetime.

The often mist-enshrouded Point Reyes National Seashore, just north of San Francisco was bright and sunny for our few days there and we were fortunate to have accommodation inside the park itself.

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A Lighthouse Oasis on the California Coast: Point Montara

A Lighthouse Oasis on the California Coast: Point Montara

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Road Trip: California Dreaming

Road Trip: California Dreaming

 

Crowded House’s ‘Don’t Dream its Over’ is blaring from the car stereo, windows are all rolled down as far as they can go, we have a good supply of chocolate and the salty Pacific air is making my eyes sting.

Yes, this already has the makings of the perfect Californian road trip.

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