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  • Capitola Beach mural

    Capitola’s Breezeway Murals

    Last summer we holidayed in Capitola on California’s Central Coast and while we were there, I happened upon several murals in this seaside village. On my last evening I found some very Capitola murals on a breezeway on Esplanade. The breezeway was poorly lit but I couldn’t helping taking...
  • Capitola Mural by Luke Lamar

    Found: Capitola mural in Capitola

    Capitola in California’s Central Coast– in Santa Cruz county to be exact — has a lot of street art all over town. Having shown you some art on a doorway, a rain forest mural and the tiled seawall, it is time to bring to you you a two-storied mural...
  • Art Tile Seawall, Capitola

    Found on Capitola Beach: A seawall of Tile Art

    This week for Monday Mural, I’m taking you back to Capitola to show you some art-on-ceramic-tiles along a seawall in this seaside village on California’s Central Coast. This tile art — I hear — went up in 2008 and it was a community project. Today, that seawall is a...
  • Rainforest mural

    Found in Capitola | Rainforest Mural

    This week for Monday Mural,  I’m taking you back to Capitola, CA. And this time, what I have to show you in this coastal town is a rainforest mural. It is picture or a rich green vegetation with some colourful birds and colourful flowers too. I found this rainforest...
  • Door art : Found in Capitola

    Capitola Village in California’s Santa Cruz County offers sweeping views of the Monterey Bay and shows you colourful buildings that you’ll never get tired of photographing. A walk through the village is always such a delight. I’ve been to Capitola a couple of times and can swear it is...
  • Capitola’s own Venice

    I have to do justice to the ‘little Italy’ part of my previous post Capitola Village and its little Italy. So here’s posting some pictures of the Capitola Venetian, the Mediterranean-style hotel that I said I couldn’t take my eyes off. I haven’t given up the idea of spending...
  • Capitola Village and its little Italy

    Have you been to a place you practically know nothing about and ended up being pleasantly surprised by what you saw, so much so that you thanked yourself for not having looked up the place before you left? That’s a long sentence but I just could not put it...
  • Sights from ‘el sur grande’ or Big Sur

      A long-time ago, there was a place known as el pais grande del sur on California’s Central coast. This was the ‘big south country’ that lay south of the Monterey Bay area and was defined by its wilderness and its notorious jagged coast. It neither helped the vessels that sailed...
  • Art on lifeguard towers

    This week for Monday Mural I’ve got some lifeguard tower art to show you. These are from Avila Beach on California’s Central Coast. Avila Beach is a small beach town by the San Luis Bay in San Luis County on the Central Coast of California. (Coming soon on Tipsy...
  • Capitola Venetian

    A balcony with a Venetian View

    A few years back, there was a time when we needed to break from the daily grind and we made a quick weekend trip to the Central Coast of California. It was one of those trips we made without any homework whatsoever. It was meant to be a holiday...
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