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South Coast & Hank Bradley’s Beach Kingdom

Email John Vonderlin ([email protected]) Email Russell Towle ([email protected]) John Vonderlin (JV) Yes, the jeep road Hank Bradley would access his beach kingdom from still exists. It suffered some damage from the spectacularly high tide/big wave event we had this Spring, but … Continue reading

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John Vonderlin Visits Waddell Bluffs

Story & Photos by John Vonderlin Email John (benlou[email protected]) Hi June, On Friday I drove over a hundred miles to visit San Mateo’s most southerly coast. I wanted to investigate whether the beach access/exit of a hundred years ago for … Continue reading

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Respect for the Pioneers…Story/Photos by John Vonderlin

Taking the Cape Horn Exit From the Coast Highway Story by John Vonderlin Email John ([email protected]) Hi Russell, I’m having a few second thoughts about whether Hank Bradley‘s jeep road was the road that was used to get to and … Continue reading

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The Remote South Coast: “People Found a Way….” Story by Russell Towle

Story & Photo by Russell Towle Email Russell ([email protected]) Interesting to see the old photo. A good indication of how remote that part of the coast was, way back when. I never heard that rock called “Alligator Rock,” nor “Cape … Continue reading

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South Coast: Alligator Rock

Story & Photos by John Vonderlin Email John ([email protected]) Hi Russell, A few emails ago I mentioned where the San Mateo/Santa Cruz county line was on the coast. It’s located below the Waddell Bluffs, where Highway 1 descends toward Waddell … Continue reading

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Vonderlin-Towle Q & A…..Ano Nuevo’s Forbidden Zone

John Vonderlin-Russell Towle Q&A email John ([email protected]) email Russell ([email protected]) John Vonderlin (JV):   Thanks, Russell, for the answers to my questions. As I thought, your cabin was in the heart of the “Forbidden Zone.”  When I look at the … Continue reading

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Memories of Ano Nuevo: A Timber, Glass Float…and a window from the lighthouse

Story & Photos by Russell Towle email Russell ([email protected]) John, June, an example of one of my hewn timbers from Green Oaks Creek (one end still has its tenon); a picture of my Año Nuevo Lighthouse window, made in 1971 … Continue reading

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1970 Ano Nuevo: Russell Towle Finds A Shocking “Treasure”

Story by Russell Towle email Russell ([email protected] June, here’s another story from my years at Año Nuevo Point. I had lived quite a wild life for a time in the 1960s, a life which among so many other things included … Continue reading

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1970s: Russell Towle Remembers Ano Nuevo (1)

Dear June, Wonderful blog. I found it by Googling for Kesey + “Año Nuevo”, inasmuch as I had just mentioned to a friend that, once upon a time, I had been in a movie made by Kesey and the Pranksters, … Continue reading

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Tags for Living Creatures…GPS for Humans…Story/Photo by John Vonderlin

Tags for Living Creatures…GPS for Humans Story/Photo by John Vonderlin Email John ([email protected]) Hi June, I’ve attached a photo of a collection of plastic tags, mainly coughed up by Neptune’s Vomitorium. The most recent addition is the yellow one with #N703 on it. … Continue reading

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