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

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“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 a sandy beach. The smell of cypress trees.
The 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; a former art colony; no street addresses; no chain restaurants; needed a permit to wear shoes with heels more than 2 inches; called the pet-friendliest town in the 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 a 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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