Over the 4th of July weekend we took a leisurely drive up the infamous California 1 on our way back up to San Francisco. I’d forgotten just how breathtaking this ride was. We stopped off at Nepenthe in Big Sur, a must-see on any roadtrip in this neck of the woods, to give our white-knuckles a break and to take in the breathtaking view. This post was inspired by ourtrip and the amazing, creative architecture that we stumbled upon along the way....

View from Nepenthe

Lunch at Big Sur by Rich Keller (southbeachster) on 500px.com
Lunch at Big Sur by Rich Keller

Big Sur, California  by Stas Drutsky (StasDrutsky) on 500px.com
Big Sur, California by Stas Drutsky

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Bixby Bridge at sunset by Lindsay D'Penha (dpenhacreative) on 500px.com
Bixby Bridge at sunset by Lindsay D'Penha


by Trey Ratcliff

Bixby Bridge, Big Sur by James Stanton (jstanton) on 500px.com
Bixby Bridge, Big Sur by James Stanton

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