I still have some time by the nice beaches. The water area here is called Monterey Bay.
I read John Steinbeck's book about this area and I was anxious to see what it looks like now.
This next stretch will have several State Parks and it should be easy to move as the mood moves me.
In researching, I was reminded that Edward Weston, a famous photographer during the early 20th century used this area as a base for a time period. I love his work. Check it out.
Like in Michigan, lighthouses get placed in places that are hard to navigate by ship.
Andrew Molera State Park is another place along the Big Sur Coast. The conditions is considered the most reliable in the area by surfers.
I had not heard of a lime kiln and I grew up in the limestone area of Indiana. For three years, 1887-1890, a company quarried the local limestone and heated it in these kilns to extract the lime. From here it was placed on ships.
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Pacific Coast Highway