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Highway 1 & Big Sur

Driving down Highway 1 was one of my best memories from living in California. It’s time to do it again.

We schmoozed our way north from LA, with brief stops in Santa Barbara and Solvang (the Danish town). By the time we got to Pismo Beach, a golden sunset was well underway. Unfortunately, we didn’t have time to stop to enjoy it…

Solvang, California

We arrived at the campsite catching tail-end of the twilight. After hastily setting up the site, we headed in town to Cambria for some firewood and beverages. Turns out the lady who runs the Cambria general store was from northern Ontario! (She also recommended J J’s Pizza which was brilliant)

Our Mini Cooper looking lit

The clouds started dissipating next day, and we were finally able to see the West Coast in all its grandeur. California dreamin’ here we come.

It’s GRID 2 in real life

We stopped by to say hi to the Elephant Seals. And of course photos of McWay Falls and Bixby Creek Bridge are mandatory.

As unoriginal as those views are, I’m still not tired of them yet.