Gilroy and the golden hills:
Down into the valleys where eucalyptus (though it's a foreign & invasive species) smells amazing:
The agricultural portion of my drive. It's really interesting watching the planting, growing, harvesting efforts in real time, over the course of several months. This is where your food comes from, everyone!
artichoke fields in Castroville
Yes, "Del Monte" as in the fruit.
Seaside's sand dunes, and Ah, the ocean! Monterey Bay has a peaceful effect on me every day. I love seeing the water from land, it's so different every day.
heavy machinery move drifting sands back to the beach area and off the highway regularly.
This sand dune has a different message on it every morning.
It's like a huge etch-a-sketch for love notes.