in photos: california road trip.

can you believe this is the final post about our pacific coast highway road trip? neither can i. today i would like to share all of the photos i took on my phone and my camera from our awesome week away.

i hope you enjoy this journey down recent memory lane as much as i do.

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early mornings in the memphis airport. memphis, tennessee. august 2017.
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these two are the best. memphis, tennessee. august 2017.
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views on the way to la. august 2017.
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flowers at the old mission. santa barbara, california. august 2017.
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old mission santa barbara. santa barbara, california. august 2017.
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the gardens of the old mission. santa barbara, california. august 2017.
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more old mission gardens. santa barbara, california. august 2017.
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the gardens were in full bloom. santa barbara, california. august 2017.
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the view from the front steps. santa barbara, california. august 2017.
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sometimes she indulges my crazy ideas. santa barbara, california. august 2017.
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with the lily pads. santa barbara, california. august 2017.
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beach stop. san simeon, california. august 2017.
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this lady loves her selfies. san simeon, california. august 2017.
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the view from hearst castle. san simeon, california. august 2017.
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looking up at the estate. san simeon, california. august 2017.
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gorgeous guest “cottage”. san simeon, california. august 2017.
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love this pond. san simeon, california. august 2017.
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catching sight of the main house. san simeon, california. august 2017.
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love these two. san simeon, california. august 2017.
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a tennis court with a view. san simeon, california. august 2017.
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now that’s what i call an indoor pool. san simeon, california. august 2017.
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monterey coast views. big sur, california. august 2017.
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i now know where i get my water fascination from. big sur, california. august 2017.
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love her. big sur, california. august 2017.
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finally saw that beautiful bridge in person. big sur, california. august 2017.
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looking south. big sur, california. august 2017.
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even more stunning in person. big sur, california. august 2017.
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mama swami made a friend. monterey, california. august 2017.
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papa swami strolls. pebble beach, california. august 2017.
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the inn at spanish bay. pebble beach, california. august 2017.
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walking back to the car. pebble beach, california. august 2017.
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in the spring this is where the seals have their babies. pebble beach, california. august 2017.
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a view of the 18th fairway and green. pebble beach, california. august 2017.
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found myself a gentleman caller over the age of 30. santa cruz, california. august 2017.
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santa cruz boardwalk. santa cruz, california. august 2017.
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the giant dipper. santa cruz, california. august 2017.
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i’m still sad i didn’t get to ride it. santa cruz, california. august 2017.
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i’ll pretty much follow these two anywhere. santa cruz, california. august 2017.
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the boardwalk as seen from the wharf. santa cruz, california. august 2017.
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santa cruz by night. santa cruz, california. august 2017.
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pescadero beach, one of the prettiest places i’ve ever seen. pescadero, california. august 2017.
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the walk to muir beach. muir beach, california. august 2017.
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lunch stop. stinson beach, california. august 2017.
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fort bragg street art. fort bragg, california. august 2017.
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awesome views from the point arena lighthouse. point arena, california. august 2017.
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view from the lighthouse. point arena, california. august 2017.
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the view the other way. point arena, california. august 2017.
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looking out from the lighthouse. point arena, california. august 2017.
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we’re on top of a lighthouse! point arena, california. august 2017.
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i love lighthouse staircases. point arena, california. august 2017.
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one last look at the lighthouse. point arena, california. august 2017.
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can’t get enough of this view. point arena, california. august 2017.
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mama swami selfie. point arena, california. august 2017.
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no trip to california is complete without a visit to in-n-out burger. atascadero, california. technically september 2017.

and now that we’re finished with these posts, i suppose it is time to begin planning the next adventure…

xx

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