April 25, 2014

The Golden State.

Play these tunes. Read the recap. Soak up the photos. Book a flight to California.

"There is science, logic, reason; there is thought verified by experience. And then there is California." ~Edward Abbey

Notes from the road. Oh, how I love California.

Los Angeles – traffic, cab rides, The Standard, Bottega Louie

Santa Monica – Oceana Beach Hotel, sunset beach run, Tender Greens, bike ride

Indio – Coachella, music, Ferris wheel, Arcade Fire, Spicy Pie, desert running, camping, dust storm, bare feet, dancing, Skrillex, glow sticks

Pacific Coast Highway – Atascadero friendships, hilly runs, road trip soundtrack, winding roads, seals, Sebastian’s roadside food, Redwoods, hikes, whale watching, endless shoreline, blue skies, golden sunsets

Monterrey and Santa Cruz – fisherman's wharf, shoreline runs, Cannery Row, random road trip stops

San Jose – city of trees, Los Angeles Kings, cheering on an old friend, late night walk

San Francisco – Mission district, Dolores park, Cerveceria de Mateveza beers, BART, trams, buses, Tartine, Bi-rite ice-cream,  murals, Oakland, street performers, The Fox Theatre, Empire of the Sun, Golden Gate Bridge running, Golden Gate park, Haight-Ashbury, Ryoko's sushi, Deluxe Club, hippie hill

Travel is best when shared. Thanks to Ben and Ali for sharing so many incredible moments with me. May the journey never end…