2023 California Vacation Part 4

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Day Eight (Thursday) We drove to Monterey for breakfast at First Awakenings. We had been there on our past 2 trips and have enjoyed it enough to make it a priority this time as well. After breakfast we drove to … Continued

Garland Ranch Regional Park with My Minolta X-700

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On our 3rd full day of the Carmel-by-the-Sea portion of our vacation, Holly and I hiked in Garland Ranch Regional Park in Carmel Valley. Carmel-by-the-Sea is on the coast and was mostly cool during our stay. Carmel Valley is about … Continued

2022 California Vacation Part 2

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Day Seven: Relaxing in Carmel After walking and hiking a lot the previous 2 days, we decided to take things easy the next day. We had a nice breakfast at Village Corner, which we’ve been to on both our previous … Continued

Carmel 2019 Trip

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Since I once lived in the southwest and have spent a great deal of time on the west coast, I have difficulty recalling there was a time not so long ago (relatively speaking) that anything west of the Mississippi was … Continued