Start your trip with a visit to one of the most iconic spans in the world.
With towers soaring 746 feet/227 meters into the sky, its span arcing across the mouth of San Francisco Bay, and all of it painted fire-engine red, the Golden Gate Bridge makes a dramatic destination, and a great way to...
The coast is frequently praised for its rugged coastline and mountain views.
As the "longest and most scenic stretch of undeveloped coastline in the [contiguous] United States," The stunning views make Big Sur a popular tourist destination.
One of the questions I am most often asked is “What is the best place to stop along Pacific Coast Highway?
” This question led to the creation of this post, in which you can learn about some of my favorite stops.
This allows us to issue more catalogues and feature more items, with better photos and descriptions. The story of how these men were rescued is retold even today. In 272 large format pages, the authors present unforgettable stories of the surfmen and their unsurpassed bravery. Mc Adams retired from the Coast Guard in 1977 and later served as an officer in the Newport Volunteer Fire Department.
Let us know your email address and we will email you monthly as our catalogues are posted. In the days following the ordeal, twenty-one Coast Guardsmen would be decorated. Unique to this work is the authors coverage of the architecture of each of the stations across the country. Photo is b/w and includes date and brief description on back.
We are continually acquiring wonderful and rare original antiques and implements US Light-House Establishment, Life-Saving Service, Revenue Cutter Service and U. The men who ventured into 60-foot seas in the little 36-foot CG36500 motor lifeboat to rescue the tanker crews showed what heroism really is. Using over 400 rare photos from the Library of Congress and other historic sources, the authors provide a station by station look at the architectural features that make them such a unique and unforgettable piece of our history.
The original Spanish-language name for the unexplored mountainous terrain south of Monterey, the capital of Alta California, was "el país grande del sur" meaning, "the big country of the south." It was Anglicized by English-speaking settlers as Big Sur.
Ceritas wines are sold directly from the winery and are generally not available in retail stores.