Saturday, December 22, 2007

Drive on CA1

I am in Palo Alto this week and guess what i did on the first day of a long weekend. I took a long drive on CA1 and it turned out to be a drive with spectecular drive of my stay in USA. My route looked like this...
Palo Alto -> Half Moon Bay (US101 N -> CA 92 W)
Half Moon Bay -> Santa Cruz (CA1 S)
Santa Cruz -> Carmel By the Sea (CA1S)
Carmel By the Sea -> Cambria (CA1S)
Cambria -> Palo Alto (CA46 E -> US101 N)

I chose this route as i wanted a drive similar to what i saw in a hindi movie "Salam Namaste" which is in parallel to sea coast and boy i made the right choice. It was probably better then what i saw in the movie...

A total of 422 miles on map and add 40 miles to it where i had lost my way (Its hard for a software engineer to read the maps correctly :) )

I am damn tired at the end of it however the drive was worth the effort. I had planned to start early morning 7.00 AM however as luck would have it i didn't set up the alarm correctly (My hotel has given me iHome and i messed up while setting the alarm and put the 6.00 PM alarm) so i woke up at 10.00 AM and managed to start by 10.45 AM. I am finally back in my hotel at 11.00 PM after having my dinner.
I would love to write pages about this drive however as they say it a picture is worth more then thousand words and i am posting many of them below. So enjoy the pics ...





Breath taking pacific after sunset





Santa Cruz


Pigeon point light station


Well its christmas weekend


My rental car

~Abhishek

2 comments:

Harish said...

Hi Dude,

your back to your own ways of doing things ....it seems like you ae having one heluva time there...have fun and keep posting :)

give me an update on ur xmas plans and when are u comin back ;)

Vikas said...

hey padliya.... dude have loads of fun at new year also!!! like u always do and dont let the traffic ticket stop u from breaking the RULES!!!! have fun!!! and the pictures r nice!!!