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Carmel Vacation – Mission Ranch and Point Lobos

Wednesday was Rick and Sally's 20th wedding anniversary and in the morning we went back down to Carmel Beach and walked South this time. It was another great day just like it was all of vacation.         That evening we went to the Mission Ranch Restaurant and everyone enjoyed a great meal. Here we are just before heading out.     Thursday was Lisa and Craig's last day and we went to the Rocky Point Restaurant to have lunch with a great view. Why does vacation ... Read more

Carmel Vacation – Coastal Drive and Fisherman’s Wharf

On Tuesday the women went to downtown Carmel for some shopping and the guys took a drive south along the coast and grabbed some lunch. Craig, Rick, and I were in a convertible and toughed out the cool drive along the ocean. There were a lot of old bridges along the drive which was neat. We ate at restaurant along the coast and watched and listened to big waves hitting the rocks. That evening we went down to Fisherman's Wharf in ... Read more

Carmel Vacation – 17-Mile Drive

This is the second post of our Carmel California vacation and shows pictures of 17-Mile Drive at Pebble Beach. The very scenic drive takes you through the Del Monte Forest and Pacific coastline and we stopped several times to take it all in. In addition to the great views there is a lot of different wildlife along the drive and the number of sea lions on the rocks is pretty impressive. There are a lot of golf courses along the drive ... Read more

Carmel Vacation – House and Carmel Beach

This is the first post in a series of vacation pictures from Carmel California. I've been busy with work and home projects so I've been slow to post-process them. I bought a Sigma 18-250mm lens for the trip and was very happy with it as a walk-around lens. Susie's Mom and Rick invited us to vacation with them to celebrate their 20th wedding anniversary. We flew into San Francisco and drove from there which was a relaxing drive. Susie's sister Lisa and ... Read more