Best of 2004: Bolsa Chica to Bali

Best of 2004: Bolsa Chica to Bali

Enjoy this collection representing this year's travels and local pursuits: Sequoia National Park, Crystal Cove State Park, Bolsa Chica State Beach, Long Beach, Florida Keys, Mexico, Indonesia, and more. Click images to enlarge.


The sea

Florida Keys and Bay  Inbound fishing boat, Bali Sea, Indonesia


Beach habitats

Crystal Cove house before renovation, California  Bean clams (Donax gouldii) at Bolsa Chica State Beach, California


Rivers

Runner along Santa Ana River, Fountain Valley, California  Seasonal creek mouth, Long Beach, California


Late afternoon

Rushing wave, Laguna Beach, California  Frangipani tree shadow near Ubud, Bali, Indonesia


Rocky tidelines

Mysterious rock arch, Baja California, Mexico  Tilting and crumbling rock, Crystal Cove State Park, California


Global trade

Container ships awaiting unloading, Port of Long Beach, California  Container ships off Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, California


Bridges

Seven Mile Bridge, Florida Keys  Appian Way Bridge, Long Beach, California


Waves

Remote left point in Los Angeles County, California  Wave-undercut cliff on the Bukit Peninsula, Bali, Indonesia


Bali

Wayan the farmer, Tegalalang, Bali, Indonesia  Long-tailed macaque monkeys (Macaca fascicularis), Bali, Indonesia


Crops

Salton Sea and Imperial Valley, California  Rice plants, Bali, Indonesia


Long Beach

Long Beach, California bike path and port  Oceanographic Research Vessel Alguita


Vistas

Spiral Staircase framing Pacific, Laguna Beach, California  Mike Reed composing a slightly different photograph, Montaña de Oro State Park, California


Snowy egrets

Snowy egret (Egretta thula), Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve, California  Snowy Egret at Bolsa Chica


Flowers

Frangipani flower in cup near Ubud, Bali, Indonesia  California bush sunflower (Encelia californica), Crystal Cove State Park