California State Route 108
"And so, Theodore Donald Karabotsos, in accordance with what we think your dying wishes might well have been, we commit your final mortal remains to the bosom of the Pacific Ocean, which you loved so well."
January in SoCal
Manhattan Beach, California
Palos Verdes, California
Fall in SoCal
Palos Verdes, CA
Finally a long enough layover to be a camera carrying tourist...
Sunrise somewhere west of Colorado Springs. Feb 2014.
Some of the purest water in the world. March 2014.
Crossing the Rockies, back in the IFL days.
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden
...this does not feel like Vancouver.
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Pudget Sound, and the Olympic National Forest. Photo taken while jumpseating, above 10,000 ft.
Climbing out from LA on a FedEx Jumpseat, Los Angeles as viewed from the South. The Port of Long Beach really stands out next to the purposely dim Palos Verdes Peninsula.
Watching sunset as the clouds roll below the mountain. Palos Verdes, California.
Formerly the Texas School Book Depository, follow the "No Buses" sign up to the sixth floor - the window from which Lee Harvey Oswald killed President John F. Kennedy.
Point Vicente Lighthouse
Palos Verdes Estates Shoreline Preserve
Landslide prone areas = lots of open space. The Final mansions still standing started getting taken down earlier this month.
There was an event in the city that I wanted to go to, but then I remembered how much I hate going to the city. A sunset hike close to home proved to be more enjoyable.
Somebody decided to roll a Tahoe off a 200 ft cliff.
Santa Monica Pier
Once you escape the fixie morons and the clouds of medical marijuana smoke, Venice is actually pretty OK.
Another spectacular sunset in Palos Verdes.
Flat Rock Point Fisherman
Taking advantage of the low tide.
Via Del Monte
Hippies, Graffiti, and Cadillacs
Cadillac Ranch, kind of like pointless version of Stonehenge.
Built in 1926, this lighthouse is still relied upon to esnure safe passage past the Palos Verdes Peninsula, just north of Los Angeles Harbor, California. Note the mountains of Catalina Island in the background.
Old Route 66 from Kingman to Oatman starts off as a "go any speed you want desert road", but quickly turns into miles of amazing hairpin turns.
Continental Divide, New Mexico.
Jack Rabbit Trading Post
The inexplicably famous Jack Rabbit Trading Post sign on the former Route 66 in Joseph City, AZ.
"Standin On The Corner in Winslow, Arizona"
A tribute to the Eagles song "Take It Easy"
A very nice view of LA from the Palos Verdes Hills.