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a picturesque coastal region of California to the south of San Francisco

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The monument stands next to Bixby Creek Bridge, gateway to Big Sur and one of California's iconic landmarks.
Marisa Peltier: I did a portion of the Big Sur marathon with my mom and sister.
Their ice wine is made from late harvest Riesling grapes grown at Tondre' Vineyards, a noteworthy property on the hilly slopes in the Santa Lucia Highlands AVA, just inland from California's Big Sur Coast.
According to a source, the wedding decor was inspired by nature, with many branches used to create a ceremony and reception to blend in with the majestic Big Sur surroundings.
Big Sur is a stunningly beautiful, sparsely populated coastal region of California where the Santa Lucia Mountains rise magnificently from the Pacific Ocean.
BIG SUR, California: The road to Big Sur is a narrow, winding one, with the Pacific Ocean on one side, spread out like blue glass, and a mountainside of redwood trees on the other.
The Detour to Paradise rewards are on offer for stays until April 30, 2011, when the temporarily closed Highway 1 north of Big Sur will open.
As the novelist Henry Miller, a long-time resident of Big Sur in a later period, observed, "[t]he rugged pioneers who settled here needed only a voice to make known their secret drama.
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MY NEPENTHE: BOHEMIAN TALES OF FOOD, FAMILY AND BIG SUR provides a fine gathering of stories from the famous California restaurant in Big Sur, considering a sixty-year-old family-run establishment.
You can see this process taking place before your eyes in the new film and music project, One Fast Move or I'm Gone: Kerouac's Big Sur.
Although John Adams and I did improvise together during the writing of "The Dharma at Big Sur," Silverman said in an e-mail, "this was so that John could get better acquinted with the possibilities of this unusual instrument, the six-string electric violin.
With more than 330 wildfires listed as active across the state, attention focused on blazes near the tourist haven of Big Sur and the town of Goleta, near Santa Barbara, 165 kilometres north of Los Angeles.
One firefighter had already been killed in the bigger blaze on the state's famous Big Sur coast.