Category Archives: Torquay

Torquay, the poem?

What a fragrance in the air From the aroma of the trees. Redwood trees. And the soul thrilling music Of the roaring of the seas–restless sea, Here ones heart overflows with gladness When one dwells ‘neath the trees by the … Continue reading

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The city of "Torquay will not have streets running recklessly contrary to nature.."

[Image: "Ano Nuevo is land and government signal station. The island is a little south of Torquay and about one half mile from mainland."] Circa 1900. The image above is from the pamphlet extolling the beauties of Torquay. A promotional … Continue reading

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