Highway 1 -- Stretching from Baja Mexico to the
San Francisco Bay, the Pacific Coast Highway is truly the envy of nations.
Over the years, its dramatic vistas have defined an eclectic culture, be
it colonies of artists, surfers, hippies or tycoons. The PCH serves
as the inspiration of Australia's own Great Ocean
Road, and has been compared favorably to the highway along France's Côte
Here, the open ocean crashes relentlessly
against the hard granite cliffs just south of the Monterey Peninsula,
sculpting them into crags, reefs and pebble beaches.
This photo is taken with the
Canon G1 digital camera.