California: A Side Most Tourists Never See

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Stop monkeying around and have a look at some of the things we’ve seen in California, a side of the state most tourists don’t often see. So put on your hiking shoes and follow me. Yes, you have to get out of the car and walk, but you’ll be glad you did.

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The narrowest point of the Carquinez Straight.

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The Oak Ridge Boys performing in Santa Rosa.

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Yes, those are very large windmills. Interestingly, the landowner(s) receive $5,000 per year, per windmill, as rent for allowing the towers on the property. There are are 350 windmills in this location. You do the math.

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Bodega Bay.

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Note: To the well-intentioned writer. When the scene calls for a shirtless man, well, it’s spelled bare, not bear. Big difference.

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The Golden Gate Bridge, from below.

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2 thoughts on “California: A Side Most Tourists Never See

  • Chris

    Lovely photos from the coastal area–and the interior holds many, many more.

  • Pat Marinelli

    Great photos. I love the big pink flower…and the bear, well I hope he wasn’t hungry.

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