Archive for the Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) Category

Torrey Pines State Reserve & Golf Course

Posted in Beach, California, Motorcycles, Pacific Coast Highway (PCH), Pacific Ocean with tags , , , , , , on April 30, 2014 by DRF

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Another stop along the Pacific Ocean along the Pacific Coast Highway.  Torrey Pines State Reserve.  A beautiful ocean view here.

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Torrey Pines Golf Course.  I’m not a golfer, but this grass was so green I had to take a couple of photos.  Thats the ocean in in the background barely visible from this view.

Seagrove Park in Del Mar CA

Posted in Beach, California, Del Mar CA, Motorcycles, Pacific Coast Highway (PCH), Pacific Ocean, Scenic View, Waves with tags on April 29, 2014 by DRF

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Another beautiful location along Pacific Coast Highway in California.  Seagrove Park located in Del Mar, CA.

 

Fletcher Cove in Solana Beach CA

Posted in California, Fletcher Cove CA, Motorcycles, Pacific Coast Highway (PCH), Pacific Ocean, Scenic View, Solana Beach CA, Water, Waves with tags , , , , , on April 28, 2014 by DRF

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DSCF0149Here’s a beautiful location for viewing the Pacific Ocean.  Fletcher Cove, located in Solana Beach, CA along the Pacific Coast Highway.

South Carlsbad State Beach North Ponto

Posted in Beach, California, Carlsbad CA, Motorcycles, Pacific Coast Highway (PCH), Pacific Ocean, Scenic View, Water, Waves with tags , , , on April 27, 2014 by DRF

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As I head South towards San Diego on the Pacific Coast Highway, a stop at South Carlsbad State Beach North Ponto for a few photos.

For Corners (AZ, NM, CO, UT) and Shiprock in NM

Posted in Arizona, Colorado, Motorcycle Rides, Motorcycles, Mountains, New Mexico, Pacific Coast Highway (PCH), Utah with tags on October 5, 2013 by DRF

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First stop on my way to Moab, UT and Arches National Park,  Four Corners Monument.  I must admit the only reason I stopped here was just to be able to say “I’ve been there”.  It was a $3.00 fee for entry.  This also gave me the opportunity to ride North on Highway 160 and Highway 491 through Colorado along my way.  I can now cross Colorado off the list of states I’ve ridden in.  I hope to someday be able to say I’ve ridden in all 50.

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SANYO DIGITAL CAMERAI also passed Shiprock in NM on my way.  It was too far off the highway to get a good look at it.  It’s located 10.75 miles (17.30 km) southwest of the town of Shiprock, which is named for the peak.

Last Photo of the Yamaha RS Midnight

Posted in Arizona, California, Motorcycle, Motorcycle Rides, Pacific Coast Highway (PCH), South Dakota, Sturgis SD, Yamaha with tags on October 6, 2012 by DRF

My last photo of the Yamaha Roadstar Midnight.  I purchased it for my brother to use when he was able to come out to Arizona and go riding.  After about a year and a half, with some reservations, I decided to let it go.  It served its purpose quite well.  With my brother at the helm, it was ridden in AZ, taken to Sturgis in SD, and made a trip up the Pacific Coast Hwy in CA. It was a 2005 and only had 18,000 miles on it.  It was a nice ride.

Whale Watching and the Day my New Camera (only 2 weeks old) was Drowned by Salt Water! Check out these PHOTOS!!!

Posted in Beach, California, Motorcycles, Pacific Coast Highway (PCH), Pacific Ocean on May 22, 2012 by DRF

This may be the last blog entry for a few days.

I was taking some photos of a few whales swimming by.  I foolishly thought that if I moved closer to the edge of the rocks I could get a better photo!  After all, the waves were only splashing a little bit over the rocks while I had been there.  So, I moved up to about 5 or 6 feet from the edge.  Put the camera to my eye and started taking photos.  The last thing I remember was a wave in my view finder and then feeling the wave go completely over my head!  And it was cold!  My Canon camera was only about 2 weeks old, and as you can see by the photo, not the waterproof version.  Water damage isn’t included in the warranty, and neither is the occasional Rogue Wave!  Time for a new camera (again). This trip has proven to be a little more expensive than I planned.  Oh well, at least I have some nice photos to show for it.

The last photo was taken by my brother just after the wave got me.  He was smart enough to be standing on higher ground.  He was laughing so hard I’m surprised he was able to take a picture.  Too bad he wasn’t taking a video at the time.  It may have been a hit on YouTube!

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