As Woody Guthrie sings, “California is a Garden of Eden.”
Castroville’s Garden of Edenishness is artichokes.
It was surprising to see a colony of ground squirrels in rocks at the shore.
Great globular, medusan hemispheres line the coast in Pacific Grove.
See human for scale.
I could hardly believe what they were.
We move inland, further north, to Wine Country.
Wine Country also has flowers, and peaches, for the picking.
And in the streets of a Wine Country town?