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Salinas River National Wildlife Refuge

Salinas River National Wildlife Refuge

Note: In the winter months the access road to the refuge may be impassible. There is also a hunting season for the refuge, usually October through January.   I drive across the Salinas river a few times a week on my way to work at UC Santa Cruz, and I got to thinking...
Monterey Fog from 4,800 feet

Monterey Fog from 4,800 feet

Susan and I headed out to Chews Ridge, which is in the mountains behind the ranch, about 30 minutes and 3000 feet higher and stumbled on this view of the fog rolling in: This proves once again that we should never go anywhere around here without a camera or two and...