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The Sunday Traveler ~ A Quick Shot in Big Sur

A peaceful view of the Pacific at Big Sur from the vantage point of Nepenthe. A traveler can sit here for hours lost in meditation.  At some point during travel, it becomes absolutely necessary to stop; just stop, and really … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge~Cover Art

If a zen magazine should call and request a cover photo for an issue on finding zen in the garden, I would send them this one. Photo taken at Nepenthe, Big Sur, California. The Weekly Photo Challenge has more entries here. … Continue reading

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Capture The Colour

Travel Supermarket is again hosting this year’s Capture the Colour Photography Contest. I’ve been nominated by The Urge to Wander, Compass and Camera, and Shoot ‘N Go to join in the fun. The nominations were rather last minute  over the last … Continue reading

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The Letter N

Nepenthe. A restaurant located in Big Sur, California 800 feet above the Pacific Ocean.  The original land was owned by Orson Welles and Rita Hayworth who sold it to the Fassett family in whose hands it has stayed since 1947. … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: On Display

A visit to Nepenthe’s gift shop in Big Sur was quite a treat; here are a few of the items for sale on display on their outdoor patio Thanks to Ailsa for this week’s challenge http://wheresmybackpack.com/2012/10/12/travel-theme-on-display/

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Peaceful (Project 365, Day 46)

Looking down at the Pacific.  The view from Nepenthe; Big Sur, California Photo by Angeline M

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One Day

Prompt #9: One Day, from BootsnAll 30 Days of Indie Travel Project Travel helps us better appreciate the present moment instead of always looking to the next thing. Describe one perfect day you had while traveling this year. Where were you? … Continue reading

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Travel Lessons

Day 8 of  30 Days of Indie Travel Project from BootsnAll. Prompt #8: LOVE LEARNING Travel and learning go hand in hand. Travel teaches us not only about the world and the people in it, but also more about ourselves and our … Continue reading

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Right Brain, Left Brain

I spent the last weekend in the Monterey, and Big Sur, California area.  Beautiful ocean vistas, mountains, vegetation, and sea life. I was in a state of Zen. I could have easily sat cross-legged on the beach and chanted “Ommmm”. I was that … Continue reading

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Big Sur, Nepenthe

Nepenthe, a restaurant along the Big Sur coastline, is a three-tiered property lush with vegetation, and a vista of the Pacific Ocean that borders on the mystical. The word, Nepenthe, first appears in Homer’s Odyssey, and figuratively means that which … Continue reading

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