Morro Bay to Double Rock, August 5th 2003.

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Leaving Morrow Bay in the morning required goind north for a while.
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Approximate location: 35.3698043823242N / 120.859992980957W.

The view back and the spit. If we could have portaged over the dunes we could h
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Approximate location: 35.3476867675781N / 120.871154785156W.

I was curous to see the reef and coves I had explored back in 1997.
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Approximate location: 35.2793273925781N / 120.89183807373W.

The shore south of the cove started to get interesting.
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Approximate location: 35.2653999328613N / 120.896240234375W.

Then Point Buchon turned out to be one of the highlights of the trip. With rock
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Approximate location: 35.2609519958496N / 120.895896911621W.

Konstantin entering arch in Point Buchon
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Approximate location: 35.2592506408691N / 120.897331237793W.

Konstantin rock gardening in Point Buchon
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Approximate location: 35.2575874328613N / 120.898658752441W.

Another arch in Point Buchon
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Approximate location: 35.2556419372559N / 120.900123596191W.

Rock gardening in Point Buchon
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Approximate location: 35.2543449401855N / 120.900337219238W.

Another arch in Point Buchon
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Approximate location: 35.2543449401855N / 120.900337219238W.

Rock gardening in Point Buchon
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Approximate location: 35.2528228759766N / 120.897933959961W.

Konstantin rock gardening in Point Buchon
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Approximate location: 35.2528228759766N / 120.897933959961W.

Rock gardening in Point Buchon
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Approximate location: 35.2528228759766N / 120.897933959961W.

Looking ahead past Point Buchon
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Approximate location: 35.2475280761719N / 120.899047851562W.

Another arch in Point Buchon
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Approximate location: 35.2434120178223N / 120.894325256348W.

Our first views of Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant as we approach and start o
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Approximate location: 35.2180671691895N / 120.876388549805W.

I think the strong wind blew us a little close to the plant, but they did not h
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Approximate location: 35.1905059814453N / 120.838455200195W.

South of the power plant the coastline is rugged.
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Approximate location: 35.1919593811035N / 120.825294494629W.

But we found several places a kayak can land.
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Approximate location: 35.1939582824707N / 120.822547912598W.

And camped in one of them at Double Point, just a few miles from a Nuclear Powe
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Approximate location: 35.1928176879883N / 120.821113586426W.

Beautiful evening sunlight on the cliffs.
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Approximate location: 35.1928176879883N / 120.821113586426W.

A rock that looked like a hand reaching out of the sand.
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Approximate location: 35.1928176879883N / 120.821113586426W.


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