About 10 miles (16 km) south of San Francisco - The Pacific Coast Highway climbs precariously along a steep cliff - hundreds of feet above the ocean. This is Devil's Slide. Frequent land-slides during the winter months see it closed to traffic - often for weeks at a time.
This is another part of our world that is about to vanish into history as our highway department - CalTrans - works on an inland tunnel that will replace this section of road.
It is a bumpy, narrow, and dangerous piece of road. NO Parking signs line each side of the highway.
In the 40 years I've lived in the region - I've never stopped along this section of the roadway - until this day (a week ago). It turned out to be one of those lucky moments. There was no rainbow when I decided to stop - but the light was fantastic and there was virtually no traffic. I got out and set the camera and tripod - made a couple of captures and it started to rain lightly. I was headed back to the car when THIS happened!
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