Ryan and I came to this area in April with no preconceptions or schedule. We followed our noses over the course of several days which mostly led us on breathtaking coastal hikes (with the giant Morro Bay rock in view) and other free or nearly free adventures.
This is just a couple of pics taken a few steps from where we overnighted along the side of a small side street in Los Osos CA. A very tiny coastal town with an intense and real, rugged style charm, it reminded slightly of the NC outer banks.
The locals watch outsiders with a bit of wariness but don’t be surprised by the genuine friendliness. I struck up a brief conversation with a gentleman at the convenience store about our adventure and he paid for my coffee on the way out. Surprise!
The morning was slightly misty and the flower gardens vibrant. A day of exploration was awaiting…