Archive for September 15th, 2009

So Beautiful it Hearsts

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

There are more bad Hearst puns than we ever imagined before we sailed into San Simeon Bay and anchored under the shadow of the Hearst Castle.

Now… who hasn’t wondered what would happen if you jammed your camera into an ocular on your binoculars?

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Ladies and Gentlemen… a Binocam view of Hearst Castle.

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San Simeon Bay. These Hearsts were no dummies when they picked their castle spot. We know nothing else about them.

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A rare clear view of California from the sea. So far, we see the coast about once every 500 nm of coastal sailing.

35°38.40’N 121°11.30’W 14-Sep-09 12:39 PDT