How to See the Best of California in Only 7 Days This summer you’ve decided to explore the West Coast but only managed to get a week off from work. You don’t want to feel overloaded, and you aren’t convinced there is enough time to get out and explore the best places California has to offer. I thought the same thing, so I set out to discover what you could actually do with seven days in this amazing state. What I discovered was pleasantly surprising.
El Morocco Motel, Bakersfield, CA. 'The desert is a very independent place. There's no laws, really, you can just do anything you want. There are some very strange characters living out there – some of them very friendly, some not very friendly' Photograph: Ed Freeman
This is called Flight of the Rays by Florian Schulz (Germany). This aerial view of a congregation of Munk’s devil rays was taken over the Sea of Cortez, Baja California, Mexico in 2010. He won Environmental Photographer of the Year.