Palomarin Trail

early morning fog over the shore

Early morning fog

I’m not a well traveled person, but of all the places I’ve been the locations that continually call me back are the shorelines of Devon, Cornwall and Northern California. There is something inspiring about the sweeping cliffs and vast ocean views. This hike brought all that back. The sky was blue, the temperature moderate, and for long periods you could find isolation from other hikers.
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Bodega & Bodega Bay


Yes, there are two distinct places although they are adjacent, and together they formed the backdrop for the filming of Alfred Hitchcock’s 1963 movie “The Birds”. In case you don’t know, both are located about an hour north of San Francisco on Route 1. Well, to be accurate, Bodega is about a quarter of a mile off Route 1 on Bodega Highway.

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