Carmel-by-the-Sea: Idyllic fairytale hometown of Calamity Jane and Dirty Harry

“Does the song of the sea end at the shore or in the hearts of those who listen to it?” – Khalil Gibran

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Turquoise Pacific coast.
Flour like sandy beach. Smell of cypress trees.
Human closeness of the small community.

Homes like pictured in children’s picture books.
Cottages. Tidy colorful gardens.
British village style houses.

Early Native Americans settlement.
Old Mexican mission. Adobe style church.
Historical place.

Art inspired place.
Art galleries. Picturesque narrow streets.
Bohemian place.

Home of the most famous “American Next Door Girl” and the wildest “Calamity Jane” on the screen.
Home of Doris Day: The Actress, The Singer, The Animal Lover.
Home of Doris Day: The Myth, The Woman, The Legend.

Town governed once by “The Man With No Name” and “Dirty Harry”.
Town governed once by Clint Eastwood: The Actor, The Film Director, The Producer, The Musician.
Town governed once by Clint Eastwood: The Man With The Name.

Fairytale Town.

Famous for: artistic history; ex art colony; no street addresses; no chain restaurants; needed permit to wear shoes with heels more than 2 inches; called the pet-friendliest town in USA; unleashed dogs allowed on the beach; resident home of Doris Day; iconic Cypress Inn co-owned by Doris Day; former Mayor Clint Eastwood; Mission Ranch owned by Clint Eastwood

Where is it: Carmel-by-the-Sea is located on Monterey Peninsula in California and is easily accessible by car by Highway 1 south from Monterey or northwards via Big Sur and Monterey-Salinas Transit buses from Monterey.

Carmel-by-the Sea, California, USA
Flour-like sandy beach in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, USA
House in Carmel, Californa
A house with tidy garden 
Carmel Mission, California
Carmel Mission Basilica, built in old Mexican adobe style
Carmel-by-the-Sea street
Carmel’s street
Shops and galleries, Carmel-by-the Sea, Californa
Shops and galleries on every step
Street in Carmel-by-the-Sea
House in Carmel-by-the-Sea
A charming house 
L'Auberge Carmel Hotel, Carmel-by-the-Sea
L’Auberge Carmel Hotel, a perfect weekend getaway place
L'Auberge Carmel Hotel
L’Auberge Carmel Hotel is well-known by its European elegant style
Cypress Inn, Carmel-by-the-Sea
Cypress Inn, co-owned by Doris Day 

Doris, I Love You!

xoxo Milijana


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