"The soul is the truth of who we are."
Marianne Williamson

Sunday, July 17, 2011

FURTHER UP THE COAST TO MOSS LANDING..............AND A LITTLE BEYOND.....






This is a little spot on the coast of California.  Moss Landing has a population of approximately 800 people.....oh I love a small community.


We were here for three days.....foggy most of the time...but that does not bother us one bit.




One thing I love about gardner's is that they will put flowers in almost anything, and they will put anything in their gardens.  How about that cannon??




Lots of succulents.  Also there is a what appeared to be a little rental cottage painted in the most charming blue.




See the purple door.....gads....I love this.


More garden art above.




We at at this little restaurant called the "Haute Enchilada".


The food was fabulous and the interior of the spot was incredible...they had an antique bar and incredible art on the walls.


Had fresh strawberries and artichokes.  I haven't had an artichoke since I was a kid.  My mom actually made them often....she loved them too.  Strawberries and artichokes were so fresh.....picked right from the fields next door to where we were.




Sweet little house in Moss Landing.


Had dinner at "Phil's Fish Market" which has been on Throw 
down with Bobby Flay on the Food Network.  


Moss Landing is a working harbor and lots of fishing vessels and seals around the docks.


Then onto Monterey and Carmel.
Here is a sneak peak of our next spot.






Yep......Big Sur.........


Hopefully I'll be able to continue our little journey tomorrow.  


Till then.......stay well dear friends,


Jo



14 comments:

  1. Hi Jo... oooh, I wish I was with you!... Jack and I used to travel the Coast Highway every Summer, and I love all those quaint little towns!... Did you visit Morro Bay?... my favorite!... I too love the fog, and used to love to hear the foghorns in the night... your photos are just beautiful! and the food sounds delish!... enjoy your trip!... xoxo Julie Marie

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  2. What a beautiful little town. I love finding gems like that when we're traveling. Your pictures are just incredibly beautiful.

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  3. I am so enjoying your travelogue! Beautiful photos. Moss Landing sounds like a charming place to spend some time.

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  4. Yes, Moss Landing is a perfect little town, and the comment you left on my blog today made me smile (about favorite healthy foods).

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  5. Thank you so much for coming by to comment on my blog. I hope you share a garden post this week at Cottage Flora Thursday's!!! oxox, tracie

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  6. You are certainly having a wonderful adventure. Lots to see and do! Thanks for sharing! Blessings, Tammy

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  7. Real fast peek into your journey today. Love what you're sharing! Back later...life keeps getting in the way...

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  8. Ah, look at those succulent, growing green things. I've heard they're called plants. No such thing in my back yard. Just gravel and some sad cacti. Moss Landing is delicious.

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  9. These are simply beautiful photos Jo! Breathtaking actually! I feel as though I'm journying right along with you! Safe travels! ~Hugs, Mitzi

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  10. Wow, what a quaint yet colorful place! I would enjoy a respite in such surroundings & your photos of it are lovely.

    Thanks for stopping by, I was surprised how many could relate to that Post and resemble themselves in it... guess I'm not the Lone Ranger. *wink*

    Blessings from the now scorching Arizona Desert... Dawn... The Bohemian

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  11. Beautiful little cottage, and I love the colors too! The foliage is so lush, green, and color filled.

    I look forward to the next post. Big Sur......

    Thank you for sharing.

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  12. Wow, I love that little cottage, too! Sounds like a wonderful place to spend a few days.

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  13. Oh Jo you visit the most beautiful.places while I am home working. Oh well if I can't go it might as well be you. Happy travels. Have a blessed day

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  14. Oh, I am so vicariously vacationing and having a wonderful time! These photos are gorgeous.

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