Pacific Coast Highway

CA-One, from Carmel to San Francisco: close encounters with the farm, the joy of scenery, the sweetness of camaraderie, motorcycles, pretty good food, the Pacific Ocean. One of the planet’s great rides. For sure. Next stop – Napa Valley.

pacifica coast highway

farmworkers

pac coast hwy beach

motorcyclist coming round the bend

everybody is happy

two surfers

ocean view at Davenports Cafe

September 7, 2013 … a great ride on a Great Day.

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Nico

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5 thoughts on “Pacific Coast Highway”

  1. I think of two movies when I see some of the pics: “The Wild Ones” (Marlon Brando) & “East of Eden” w/James Dean when I see the farm workers. Great shot of that biker with his arms out-stretched! Ride On brother!

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    1. Funny you mention “The Wild One”….these shots were taken only a few miles from Hollister where the incident that inspired the movie occurred over a 4th of July weekend in 1947. A wistful smile passed my lips as we road by.

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      1. And even more funny….Hollister was John Steinbeck’s hometown. His house appeared in the movie “East of Eden” which was based on Steinbeck’s novel.

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  2. I just love these updates! And I’m so jealous that you’re there and I’m not!! What I’d like to see more of: You’re a good writer, with a great amusing style. Write more! Essay length, please. Captions will do for those who just want a shot of description, but I really want to see more of your prose and more of what’s in your head. If you have the opportunity, pick out a nice bracelet for me that says “West coast” or “the desert” and I’ll ante up when you get home…xo

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