View from our hotel door at San Simeon, California
We waited to get some good sunset shots
Hearst Castle - The guy had good taste (and money)
The pool has been under repair for years due to cracks, with no water in it. We were lucky enough to see it 2 weeks after repairs were completed.
Genuine Ancient Egyptian statues dating back 3500 years
The front door
Hand carved wood ceiling
One of the "Villas" his guests would stay at
Gold, decorating the floor of the indoor swimming pool
An airfield and the land his exotic animals wandered on. We saw some zebras that were descended from the original ones he had.
His personal movie theatre.
There were rows of these on each side of the theatre. When the screen was operating their eyelids were lowered the closer they were to the screen.
On the way to Monterey Bay, elephant seals
A nice place we stopped at for breakfast
The Monterey Bay Aquarium
He was trying hard to extract something from that cylinder
An odd fish with fins above and below
The Grand Canyon
The small spot of water at 60X zoom
A small spot of green zoomed in
Zoomed in more; there are buildings down there
A bridge above the water
Zoomed in, with boats to the left
You can see 2 people on the bridge
Near the lunch stand
As we were leaving, a herd of elk crossing the road
Fantastic hotel. Many amenities, excellent food.
Meteor Crater, Arizona. It hit 50000 years ago.
The Painted Desert
A double rainbow
A long petrified log
Huge pieces of petrified wood everywhere
A very memorable trip!