Big Sur


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Big Sur

 (sûr)
A rugged, picturesque resort region along the Pacific coast of California south of Carmel and Monterey.
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Noun1.Big Sur - a picturesque coastal region of California to the south of San FranciscoBig Sur - a picturesque coastal region of California to the south of San Francisco
Calif., California, Golden State, CA - a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes
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We were close to running out of food," says Scott, a scruffy Big Sur native and carpenter who moved back here five years ago with Molly.
The acclaimed Hyatt Carmel Highlands, which overlooks the Big Sur coast and features 48 luxuriously appointed guestrooms, announced a special elopement package for lovebirds looking for an intimate ceremony in a romantic location.
Millepied, 39, and Portman met on the set of 2010 film 'Black Swan' and tied the knot 2012 in Big Sur, California.
The warning came as 5,500 firefighters battled a wildfire near the Big Sur coast, a well-known tourist destination.
Shawwal 27, 1437, August 01, 2016, SPA -- Crews battled a massive wildfire near California's Big Sur that is threatening thousands of homes as it burns for the tenth day, while a much newer fire in Fresno County quickly spread, damaging homes as it grew to more than two square miles Sunday, according to AP.
A deadly wildfire near California's Big Sur coast raged mostly unchecked for a ninth day after gutting nearly 60 dwellings and forcing hundreds from homes and campgrounds, but a wind shift late on Saturday was expected to help firefighters quell the blaze.
Many of these involved Miller-such as Henry Miller: New Perspectives; Big Sur Brooklyn Bridge; A Gob of Spit in the Face of Art; and Henry and Abe: Finding America.
Driving along California Route 1 towards the Big Sur, the scenery becomes ever prettier and more distracting, which probably explains that close brush.
A rookie cop at age 41, promoted to Detective after 18 months, Blake unexpectedly finds his vacation interrupted and his romance tested when the Chief of Police calls and asks him to take a look at an accident scene along the Pacific Coast Highway near Big Sur.
They included Ted Walter from the well-loved Passionfish in Pacific Grove, Tim Wood of the sumptuous Carmel Valley Ranch and John Cox from Sierra Mar, a spectacular restaurant overlooking the Pacific in Big Sur.
A week after Boston, she will fly to California and run in the Big Sur Marathon, a beautiful run along the Pacific Coast Highway from Carmel to Big Sur.
Washington, Sept 30 ( ANI ): Anne Hathaway has tied the knot with longtime beau Adam Shulman in scenic Big Sur on the California coast on Saturday night.