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Santa Cruz and Big Sur

The Boardwalk with the Great Dipper Rollercoaster (which was seen in the 1987 movie, The Lost Boys).

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Santa Cruz Beach looking south from the Boardwalk.

 
Beach Street driving towards the Boardwalk. 

 

One of the Boardwalk's rollercoasters as seen from Beach Street. 

 
  
Walking along the street side of the Boardwalk (I remember these railroad tracks when I was kid about four years old!). 

 

Neptune's Kingdom Arcade viewed from Beach Street.

 
This part of the Boardwalk was used extensively in The Lost Boys. 

 

The famous Santa Cruz Boardwalk--no longer made of wood, but of concrete.

 

 

The Looff Carousel--dating back to 1911.

 

 

The Boardwalk's Fright Walk--there was another spook house here when I was four-years old; it scared the heck out of me--and I remember the Boardwalk being made of wood.

 

 

Pacific Ave. in downtown Santa Cruz.

 
Just a little farther down Pacific Ave from the last picture.  

 

The River Street sign welcoming us all to Santa Cruz.

 
  

 

This is me with Toby after spending the night at Hurricane Point along Big Sur.

 

 

Looking south along Hurricane Point.

 

 

Looking up the rugged Big Sur coastline not far from the famous Bixby Bridge.

 

 

Hwy 1--the Pacific Coast Highway--at Hurricane Point.

 

 

The Bixby Bridge.

 

 

The sign says it all. 

 

 

The Rocky Creek Bridge at Big Sur.

 
Blue Whale mural on a building along Cannery Row in Monterey. 

 

Cannery Row in Monterey. 

 

 

Farther down the street in Cannery Row.

 

 

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