Alysha Painter

  • Photograph Princes Pier

    Princes Pier was originally completed in 1915 and served as a major arrival point for new migrants until the late 60's. Despite the pier being closed to the public in the 90's, it caught fire 14 times in the three years between 2001 and 2004. The ...

  • Beach Picnic at Shark Fin Cove

    Shark Fin Cove is a large rock formation in an inlet off Highway 1 in Northern California. It is located 1 mile south of Davenport and 10 miles north of Santa Cruz. There is a sizable parking lot located on the side of Highway 1 to park in. Walk d...

  • Watch the Sunset at Martin's Beach

    Martin's Beach is a beach about 7 miles south of Half Moon Bay. It features a large, very cool looking rock formation right off the coast. This beach is accessible via Martin's Beach Road, which is a small turn off on your right when southbound on...

  • Swing Under an Abandoned Pier in Davenport

    The ruins of Davenport Pier are located on Davenport Pier Beach, just north of Davenport on Highway 1, which is about 11 miles north of Santa Cruz. The pier was never completed and the support system for it was left on the beach, the first pillar ...

  • Stand on Overhang Rock 3200 ft above Yosemite Valley

    Overhang Rock is iconic in old pictures from Yosemite. Despite signs warning of danger you can easily get the same iconic pictures, so long as you keep safety in mind. The rock juts out 3200ft above Yosemite Valley with Half Dome as the backdrop.T...