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Royal Terns dancing on the beach

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Royal Terns dancing on the beach at Trestles   The royal tern (Thalasseus maximus) is a tern in the family Laridae. The genus name is from Ancient Greek Thalasseus, “fisherman”, from thalassa, “sea”. The specific maximus is Latin for ‘”greatest”. This bird has two distinctive subspecies: T. m. maximus which lives on the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of the North and South America, and the slightly smaller T. m. albididorsalis lives on the […]

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Monterey CA coastline

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Monterey CA coastline Breath taking drive…beautiful day…priceless Highway One is the best-known scenic drive in Monterey County, and one of the top scenic drives in the world. It’s a National Scenic Byways Program All-American Road and a State Scenic Highway. It’s been named one of the best scenic drives in the U.S. by (among others) […]

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Garrapata State Park beach

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Garrapata State Park beach The waves sets included some 10 footers today… Garrapata Beach at Garrapata State Park is located along the northern Big Sur coastline about ten miles south of Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA. The waterfront of the park is four miles long, but the only sandy beach is at the south end. Garrapata Beach has […]

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SF bay monochrome

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SF bay monochrome San Francisco Bay is a shallow estuary in the U.S. state of California. It is surrounded by a contiguous region known as the San Francisco Bay Area, and is dominated by the large cities San Francisco, Oakland, and San Jose. Surface area: 400–1,600 sq mi (1,000–4,100 km2) Ocean/sea source: Pacific Ocean Max. length: 97 km […]

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Cape Arago paddleboarding

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Located at the end of Cape Arago Highway, you’ll find Cape Arago Beach. Tucked away below the cliffs, a short walk along the steep trails will take you to a secluded cove where tide pooling and fossils can be found. Visitors can also enjoy whale…

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Sea Stacks – Bandon Beach Oregon

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Sea Stacks – Bandon Beach Oregon The biggest draw to these beaches, besides the peace and quiet, has to be the rock formations that abound. Bandon is home to Wizard’s Hat, a sea stack in the shape of, well, a wizard’s hat. Photographers visit Bandon to capture it, especially at sunset when it is silhouetted. […]

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Bandon Beach – Dog Friendly – Oregon

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Bandon Beach – Dog Friendly – Oregon Beautiful beach for your dog and you to enjoy…sea stacks, sealife, tidepools here’s a shot a Radar (Blind Cattledog) enjoying the views 🙂 and packing his own duty