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Life is Good at Big Sur
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And isn’t it great to be able to have those times and see those sights where you can sit and think to yourself, ‘Life is good.’ Lucky us. Great photo Cathy.
Yes, it is and I try not to take times like that for granted. Glad you liked the photo!
Life IS good! Beautiful photo—I like the pink flowers in the foreground. I wish I were at those picnic tables, watching the ocean right now!
Thanks, Michael. That’s what I think every time I look at this pic.
What marvelous views from the picnic table. I’ve driven the Pacific Coast Hwy a few times but think I need to do it again at a more relaxed pace – so I can stop and smell the proverbial roses. Lovely shot.
Thanks, Leigh! There are so many wonderful places to stop along the coast. It does seem like we’re so often in a hurry to get places though.
This is such an emblematic location. Life can only be good.
The California coastline is amazingly beautiful! Cambria is one of my favorite destinations in the area.
Cambria is great. We visited Hearst Castle in San Simeon, too. Quite a place!
AH, Big Sur. We are heading up the coast this fall- and I will make sure to stop here! Gorgeous!
This would be a great place to stop on your trip. I really enjoyed sitting outside at Lucia Restaurant looking at that beautiful view!
Beautiful place for lunch, I can see why life is good 🙂
Cool view! This shot make me think of all the overlooks along the coast where you can view the bluffs through a patch or tall flowers or reeds. I LOVE BIG SUR!
Thanks, Scott – it was a very cool spot!
Who doesn’t love PCH?! One of the most beautiful areas in all of California!
Beautiful! There are so many gems along the pacific coast highway – and this one looks particularly awesome. This photo makes me miss the beach big time.
Thanks, Christy. Glad the photo makes you long for the beach. Hope you get back to it soon!
Wow. Blue sky, the ocean, flowers…this shot has it all.
we took a little coastal meander from la to just beyond santa barbara last week. it has me hungry for more. great pic of a great place!
Thanks, Jamie! Haven’t taken the coastal route between L.A. and Santa Barbara! Would love to do that. Took Amtrak to Santa Barbara from San Jose once — beautiful scenery.
Looks very much like places here inNew Zealand, mountain backdrop, coastal scenery, and wild fennel – lovely.
I feel like I’m there! Love the way the flowers frame the bottom of the shot, and the shoreline and ocean split the top of the shot. Your description tops it off. I’m thankful that I’ve had days like that, too. “Life is good”
Such a compliment, Mary — thank you.
Very lovely. It makes me smile and yes life is good Cathy =)
Thanks, Grace — now I’m smiling, too!
What a beautiful spot, I bet you fell in love with it! Great shot 🙂
Thanks, Angela. Appreciate the comment!
ooo Cathy…..That is so pretty!
Thanks for posting to Travel Photo Thursday!
Thanks, Nancie for your comment and for hosting Travel Photo Thursday!
Picnic tables by the ocean — what more could you ask for? Maybe some wine? 🙂
A little wine would be a nice touch, I think!
wow Great place ..A view of pacific ocean from a Beautiful place ..idea place for picnic !!!!
Yes, it was a great spot. I wish I could have spent more time there!
I do not know the exact spot but I do know the moments you speak of. I have learned to put down the camera and just enjoy the sights for a moment, to appreciate being alive and being there. Then I pick the camera back up lol. I’m a photographer give me a break lol
I started following you
Jim, thank you for following me. Keep picking that camera up — saw some gorgeous photos on your site!
Fantastic picture. What a combination of nature and man made garden. Beautiful cliff, ocean and the sky!
Hey thanks, Sailor! I was lucky to be there on such a beautiful day.
It’s been so many years since I did this drive – thanks for bringing back good memories.