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HIGHWAY 1

San Francisco to Santa Cruz

Story by Tony J. 23 de abril de 2017

My girlfriend went on a trip along California's Golden Coast recently. Here's our documentation.

The first stop was Fort Fuston Park. A true hidden gem on the southern edge of San Francisco.

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On one side, there were views of San Francisco's hills -- Twin Peaks, Mount Davidson, Forrest Knolls.

On the other side, there were views of a bumpy grassland.

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Beyond the grassland, was the vast Pacific Ocean.

People scattered around to find good photo spots.

Dogs ran around gleefully.

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The hike is a decent portion. So we decided to move on.

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The patterns, foliage and pathways kept us mesmerized for a while though.

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Twin Peaks' Sutro tower stands clear in the distance.

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A short drive later, we arrived at a vista point along the coast.

It was a windy day, so many kitesurfers were out and about.

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They were quite good! And we stood to take pictures.

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Some of them traversed the water surface rapidly, as if on jet skis.

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The waves crashed beneath the cliff.

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A short while later, we ended up on this railway tracks. By then we sun was beginning to set.

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The could see the water just beyond the bushes.

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A few hikes stood around, looking for pathways to get over the bushes down into the beach.

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Suddenly, we came across an opening.

A natural beach and cove.

Magnificence.

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Let's find a way down. I said.

My girlfriend and I began a small hike downwards.

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Wow. How amazing is that!

We both exclaimed.

I thought this kind of view only existed in dreams.

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The waves crashed violently, yet rhythmically against the rocks.

I snapped the shots.

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Seagulls walked around the beach.

Trying to find any food that people may have left behind.

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The wave crash in four frames.

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She sat on the beach. :)

I decided to join her.

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It was a beautiful day.

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Here's the video proof. Enjoy! :)

California, United States