Kualoa Beach in Oahu

Kualoa Beach Park by Lorrie Morrison

Kualoa Beach Park by Lorrie Morrison

Kualoa Beach Park in Oahu, Hawaii. This area was considered sacred by the ancient Hawaiians as whalebones used to wash up on the beach. Now it is frequently used as a filming location for scenes in the tv show “Lost”, and many other film scenes, such as some for the movie  “Jurassic Park”.

Splashing Cannery Row in Monterey California!

 “A Cannery Row Autumn” ~ photographic print by Lorrie Morrison

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This is a small section of the coastline along Cannery Row in Monterey, California. This is the area that was made popular by the famous writer John Steinbeck. You may know some of his books called “The Grapes of Wrath” and “Cannery Row”. This area is where captains of ships would stop on their way to San Francisco, one of the many areas where a mission was placed by Father Serra. Many people from other countries laboriously worked in the canneries and sardine  factories along the Cannery Row.

 

It was full of colorful characters in those days… and still is for that matter! The canneries are still there standing empty. Most were made into restaurants or hotels where many tourists are attracted to eat and stay. Farther down the road is Fisherman’s Wharf where all the fish were caught and brought in for the canneries. But those were days long ago.

 

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