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Humpback whales swimming in the waters off San Luis Obispo, Calif. created an unexpected and incredible photo opportunity for Bill Bouton.

The Most Amazing Humpback Whale Photos You’ve Ever Seen

Retiree Bill Bouton captured these images after driving past at just the right moment. Fearless onlookers try and get close to capture pictures of a feeding humpback whale in the waters of San Luis Obispo, California on Saturday.

san luis obispo, ca View of Piedras Blancas Lighthouse

san luis obispo, ca View of Piedras Blancas Lighthouse

by Peter G Allinson    Andrew and his friend, a young sperm whale named Scar, swim together off the west coast of Dominica. The two of them became "friends" after Andrew saved Scar's life.

Andrew and his friend, a young sperm whale named Scar, swim together off the west coast of Dominica. The two of them became "friends" after Andrew saved Scar's life. (photo by Peter G Allinson)

Chrysler Car Dealership on Monterey St in San Luis Obispo.  1950s ?  Vintage photo.

Chrysler Car Dealership on Monterey St in San Luis Obispo.

San Luis Obispo, CA, 1950s    Disneyland Main Street (except for perhaps the Apple store and Victoria's Secret) could use downtown SLO as their inspiration.

San Luis Obispo, CA, Disneyland Main Street (except for perhaps the Apple store and Victoria's Secret) could use downtown SLO as their inspiration.

Monterey St, 1963 - San Luis Obispo CA.   Notice the Fremont Theater in the background.   Wow it's changed!

Monterey St, 1963 - San Luis Obispo CA. Notice the Fremont Theater in the background. Wow it's changed!

Higuera Street in San Luis Obispo.   Historic Vintage Undated Photo

Higuera Street in San Luis Obispo.

Bubble Gum Alley, San Luis Obispo, CA  I grew up here and contributed many pieces to the walls.

Bubble Gum Alley, San Luis Obispo, CA my mother grew up in SLO and contributed many pieces to the walls. definitely a must see for people visiting San Luis.

Morro Bay ( http://www.katie-d-i-d.blogspot.com/)

Morro Bay ( http://www.katie-d-i-d.blogspot.com/)

San Luis Obispo farmers Market- These markets happen every Thurs. night and offer a cornucopia of fresh produce and out of this world grilled meat. Vegetarians may want to keep there distance.

Must-Do Road Trip: California’s 101

San Luis Obispo: Smile A recent book named this university town one of the happiest places on Earth. One source of local joy is SLO’s Thursday Night Downtown Farmers’ Market, maybe the best in the nation.

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