Category: Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz

Facade of the Palomar Inn

We arrived in Santa Cruz, on the north end of the Monteray Bay in late afternoon. We wondered around a bit, shopped a bit, and took in the very California come “West Coast” feel of the place. Downtown Santa Cruz is a mixture of buildings of differing styles and ages, some¬† ugly and utilitarian and …

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Pigeon Point Lighthouse

Pigeon Point Lighthouse

After a nice lunch at Pescadero, we continued south along the coast, until we reached the our second stop Рthe Pigeon Point Lighthouse.   Alas the pacific fog was still with us.

Pacific Coast Drive

Pescadero Marshland

Today we decided to have a slow start and then do a drive from San Mateo to Santa Cruz, along the Pacific Ocean. As soon as we crested the ridge between SF bay are and the Pacific coast, we drove into the bank of ocean fog, which provided a rather ghostly atmosphere for the drive. …

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