Wednesday/ more Monterey

It was Veterans Day here in the USA, and we are saluted our war veterans around the country. I had time this afternoon to go check out the Monterey waterfront and walk up to Cannery Row and the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

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Here’s a view from the hiking/ biking trail that runs along the Monterey waterfront.
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The Monterey Canning Company .. one of several now-defunct sardine canning factories. The last cannery closed in 1973.
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Another touristy street scene in Cannery Row, the waterfront street where the sardine canning factories were located.
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Here’s the Cannery Row Beer Brewing Company’s brick building.
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This is the view from the public viewing deck on the outside of Monterey Bay Aquarium.
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John Steinbeck was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1962. Born in Salinas, he wrote about the Dustbowl and the Depression. His major works were ‘In Dubious Battle’, ‘Of Mice and Men’, ‘The Grapes of Wrath’, ‘East of Eden’, and ‘Travels with Charley’.
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Here is a serene Monterey Bay bathed in pinks and blues around 5 o’clock this afternoon as the sun was setting.

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