California holds a particular mythology within the New World, settlers have always “gone West” to find their personal Shangri-la.
Adventurous frontiersmen went as far as they could into the unknown, haulted by the ocean. From Haight and Ashbury to Hollywood, the 31st state has always sung a siren call for the dreamy and delusional. A heaven-on-earth to settle within.
The vast hills of the Santa Cruz mountain range are, according to experts, where the mythic creature colloquially known as Bigfoot has learned to hide profoundly for thousands of years; avoiding conflict with humans and thus living a solitary life in the natural world. Small mountain town residents possess similar survival tactics and virtues. The Sequoia coastline is home to Silicone Valley commuters, Sasquatch enthusiasts, and folks that can’t be bothered anymore; they are woods that provide a safe haven for bipedal coexistence.