I was doing a solo travel, as I do, when the rain put a damper on my adventure plans. I was exploring Big Sur in a van during a rain storm. A purple sand beach marked the second spot on my list of things to check off. Rain closed trails and I was in my van a lot.
It was mostly dry but gloriously windy as I drove down the two mile, one lane, windy decline to the beach below. I captured the few landscapes I could and traipsed about the beach and lagoon. The rock formations beckoned and waves of chilly pacific water pushed through the openings. Breathtaking.
After trudging through the sand and letting the wind take my oxygen and tangle my hair I retired to my van for a snack. It was there I saw a bride and groom exit a vehicle. Just the two of them in their wedding finery. I called out. They answered. I made friends and offered to photograph them. Everyone should have great images of themselves on their special day. I was more than happy to assist.
I present the Lagunas: