Tasting wine and having fun at Bonny Doon winery:

At one of the many distilleries in Santa Cruz:

There are lots of organic farms in Santa Cruz. Like for instance Everet Family Farm. But we probably got there too late that day and saw as much as dried persimmon and chard for sale...

It is a self-service market based on trust: you weigh your vegetables and pay on your own.

Unbelievable, isn't?

Arts and crafts are all around the place...This one was taken about 40km to the south from Santa Cruz, at Monterey Bay, where we went to watch sea otters, which will have a separate post devoted to them:

The spirit of the hippy generation is in the air...