Hearst Castle is open and can be reached from the north via Highway 101 to Paso Robles. Due to the recent mudslides in Santa Barbara County, travelers from the Los Angeles area are advised to use Interstate 5.

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Giulio Romano. (after designs by) The Continence of Scipio.
Brussels, c. 1550. Tapestry. This scene shows Roman General Scipio Africanus returning a captive woman to her fiance and family.