Pismo Beach

Pismo beach was not for a long on my bucket list. But the beauty of the place and the fact that it’s easier to access from Bay Area than the majority of sites in the list pushed it to the top. It was beginning of November, and forecast told showers are possible. But this fact…

Martin’s Beach

Some beaches are real jewels of the coast. They are easy to recognize. They have unique rock structures: sea stacks, caves, or arches. All seasons and time of days different and stunning, they become favorite places for photographers and nature-lovers. Martin’s beach is one of them. The high triangulare rock is a home for hundreds…

Garrapata State Park

So the Big Sur is technically closed. There are tricks how to get to one or another place. But you will not be able just to drive on Highway 1 from Carmel to San Simeon. And even if it’s sad it is still an excellent opportunity to explore some places alongside the coast with the…

Cape Disappointment

There is no disappointment in the Cape Disappointment. It was last active day of our vacation in Washington state. The next day the long drive awaited on us. So the warm sun of the cape felt especially good. There were two reasons why it was on our route: 1 – amazingly beautiful Dead Man’s Cove,…

Laguna Beach and around

What would you like to do on your birthday? I know what I will always want for my birthday – salty air, fresh breeze, waves, and sand. Ocean has the best background for the birthday. Ocean as my favorite friend is always a pleasant guest on my birthday.