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The tall redwoods in Muir Woods. The Lone Cypress tree at Pebble Beach. FROM FRISCO TO L.A. I have had the pleasure of visiting beautiful sunny California several times in the past. My best adventure was definitely the drive from San Francisco to Los Angeles along the Pacific Coast Highway. With windows down hair blowing in the wind and Beach Boys tunes blaring from the stereo it just doesnt get any better. San Francisco can be an article all by itself but for now I will focus on the drive and the sights you pass along the way. I should mention before you start heading south make a small detour and visit Muir Woods located about an hour north of the Golden Gate Bridge. The park a national monu- ment is filled with massive redwood trees which are quite scarce due to past logging practices. Beautiful trails make walking among these giants an informative treat and the his- tory just jumps out at you. The tallest tree is 80 metres 260 feet and most are between 700 and 800 years old. From Muir Woods I headed south along the coast stop- ping at Pebble Beach. Navigating the 17 Mile Drive takes you along some fantastic golf courses including famed Pebble Beach. Book well ahead if you want a tee time be- cause even at 500 U.S. there is still a long waiting list. The drive also takes you by the Lone Cypress tree which at 250 years old has become a symbol for the area. only a few minutes from Pebble beach is the historic ...................... Please turn to page 40 FOCUS - APRIL 2016 39