California coast

by | Mar 17, 2011 | Travel, USA Travel

Our location in Guerneville meant that within a 25 minute drive we could be on the Pacific coast. We managed to drive out twice during our stay, and I think it was one of the most beautiful drives (in the same company as South Africa’s Chapmans Peak and Ireland’s Gap of Dunloe) we’ve experienced. Though sunny, it was definitely a very cool wind coming off the ocean, much like our Ireland trip.

Sonoma Coast Beach State Park
Sonoma Coast Beach State Park

coastal California
A partially sheltered cove

strength of character
I loved the stubbornness of both the tree and the house to exist in fairly rough conditions. But what a view!

California coast (and ice plants)
Colorful ice plants, not quite in bloom

This was our second trip to the Northern California coast (Pt.Reyes was also beautiful) and it has certainly whetted our appetite for a longer trip up the coast in the future.

Tagged with: California | Sonoma coast

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