Travel Blogs from Monterey, United States

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No place like Carmel-On-Sea, Carmel, United States travel blog

No place like Carmel-On-Sea

A travel blog entry by kath_and_per

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Per and I have done some pretty thrilling things on this trip: swimming in crocodile-infested rivers (only a slight exaggeration), eating food on Vietnam trains (served from a bucket), crossing the road in Saigon (it's a miracle we're alive) and ...

Grover Beach-> Pacific Coast hwy-> Monterey, Monterey, United States travel blog

Grover Beach-> Pacific Coast hwy-> Monterey

A travel blog entry by leinw

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... leuke foto's op en daar gaat het om. (foei, slechte dierenbeschermer) Uiteindelijk rijden we toch maar eens door naar het hotel in Monterey waar het al 18.30 is als we aankomen. We checken internet...doet het niet...dan maar eten. Op naar de pier ...

Thar She Blows!, Monterey, United States travel blog

Thar She Blows!

A travel blog entry by matthew-harvey

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Today was great. Got to the fisherman's wharf in Monterey with ten minutes to spare and waited on the quay for the boat to board. While waiting, we spotted two sea otters swimming just below us. Furry. Alison really liked them!!!   As soon as we set ...

Monterey and the Big Sur - Roadtrippin', Monterey, United States travel blog

Monterey and the Big Sur - Roadtrippin'

A travel blog entry by helenbels

The drive back from Yosemite to Monterey was just as spectactular as the drive in from San Fran. Monterey itself is a small town on the Californian coast at the north end of the Big Sur. It used to be the biggest sardine canning town in America. Little ...

Day 81: Carmel by the Sea, Carmel, United States travel blog

Day 81: Carmel by the Sea

A travel blog entry by sschwaiger

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California traffic had us moving very slowly along the 101 to Carmel, so we crawled into Monterey late and hungry. Not wanting a hamburger or pizza or chicken strips, we drove 'round and around trying to find a bowl of pasta, but the ...

Day 1 Journey from San Francisco to Carmel-on-Sea, Carmel, United States travel blog

Day 1 Journey from San Francisco to Carmel-on-Sea

A travel blog entry by heffernans

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... by lunchtime where we plan to eat. We drive along West Cliff Drive but it is so busy that we decide to move on to Monterey but before we get there we espy a sleepy Thai restaurant at about the time of the Holland vs Argentina game - all pure coincidence ...

Central Cali Coast, Monterey, United States travel blog

Central Cali Coast

A travel blog entry by kellyjohn

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The immensity of the beauty reflected in the landscape between San Simeon and Monterey, California, is unparalleled in my experience.  The Pacific Coast Highway wound us over the coastal range to the craggy cliffs that plunge into the Pacific ...

Auf dem Upper Deck nach SFO, Monterey, United States travel blog

Auf dem Upper Deck nach SFO

A travel blog entry by olih

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... am Straßenrand zu erkennen. Ansonsten passieren wir abwechselnd Gemüseplantangen und Fischerstädtchen. Gegen 20 Uhr erreichen wir endlich Monterey, wo ein Zimmer im Del Monte Pines reserviert ist. Das Motel finden wir ohne Probleme, es sind nur zwei ...

San Francisco en Monterey, Monterey, United States travel blog

San Francisco en Monterey

A travel blog entry by niki72

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... spectaculaire maar als we dat nu zouden rijden zouden we er helemaal niets van zien door de mist. Daarom besluiten we in Monterey naar het aquarium te gaan. Dat staat in verschillende gidsen beschreven als één van de mooiste ter wereld. Het is ...

Garrapata State Park, Garrapata State Park, United States travel blog

Garrapata State Park

A travel blog entry by jennydavey

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A Great Walk Geoff came to pick us up after the Aquarium, and wanted us to see some more of Monterey’s beautiful hills coasts. He took us for a winding drive down the shoreline to Point Lobos, where we parked and got out for a walk at ...

San Francisco to Monterey, Monterey, United States travel blog

San Francisco to Monterey

A travel blog entry by debandalan

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... but hwy, but they did this time and we eventually found it albeit too late to enjoy the scenery but we found it none the less. Monterey is a lovely seaside town that is home to 6 golf courses the most famous of them pebble beach. Alan was in heaven, it is ...

Day Seven-Carmel, California, Carmel, United States travel blog

Day Seven-Carmel, California

A travel blog entry by tropone

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Today is Thursday and we have had yet another fantastic day in Carmel. Our morning started out the same as every other... we spent about an hour and half on the beach. I jogged around and Steve walked the side streets taking photos of all the beautiful ...

17 mile drive Carmel, Carmel, United States travel blog

17 mile drive Carmel

A travel blog entry by 1414kath

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Finally in a House, with a Friend, Monterey, United States travel blog

Finally in a House, with a Friend

A travel blog entry by jennydavey

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... another day and a half, then it's off to San Francisco! After our all-season, 7-hour drive from Mammoth, we landed into Monterey (or neighbouring Marina, to be exact) at about 11:30pm where we tracked down Geoff at the local Laundromat. A true gentleman ...

Black Friday!, Monterey, United States travel blog

Black Friday!

A travel blog entry by gildo

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The day after Thanksgiving and the dreaded "Black Friday"! Run! We spent most of the day just hanging out, we ate at Phil's Fish Market in Moss Landing and it is a pretty good place for seafood. Here's a picture of my dad about ready to dive into ...

zzzzzz, Monterey, United States travel blog

zzzzzz

A travel blog entry by redsetter

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... coastline.  It also has some 'British' pubs where I met some nice people, American and British.   I stayed in Monterey for five lovely but fairly uneventful days, I had a little kitchen in my room so I bought some food before realising ...

The Drive home to Southern California - Part 1, Monterey Bay, United States travel blog

The Drive home to Southern California - Part 1

A travel blog entry by cchasez

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After our yummy complimentary hotel breakfast, Tito Buddy and I went back to Monterey Bay for a daylight visit.  We stopped by the Ghirardelli shop for some coffee, also to buy treats for family and friends in Southern California.  It was ...

Highway 1, Monterey, United States travel blog

Highway 1

A travel blog entry by roman.w

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... Vom Wasser her isch dicke Nebel ko und het alles ine unheimlichi Athmosphäre verpackt. Eifach e traumhaft wunderschöni fahrt. Monterey ischs Dorf nochm Nationalpark, das heisst es het meh Motels als mir z zähle lieb isch. Es fahre halt ...

Heading down the Coast, Monterey, United States travel blog

Heading down the Coast

A travel blog entry by janmalc

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... to get to Monterey instead. So we travelled down the coast to here. There are a few towns that run together on the Monterey Peninsula - Sand City - which we later discovered was mainly a "warehousing" area. Used to be the main area for providing sand ...

Santa Maria to Monterey, Calif., Monterey, United States travel blog

Santa Maria to Monterey, Calif.

A travel blog entry by lost-in-place

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... ; both the anise and something we couldn’t immediately identify, but suspect now that it’s eucalyptus trees? They are in Monterey too.   Wildlife:  On one pull-out, there is a colony of elephant seals, where everyone and their dog ...

Monterey, Monterey, United States travel blog

Monterey

A travel blog entry by ivorandkate

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The Big Sur - California's Ocean Road, Monterey Bay, United States travel blog

The Big Sur - California's Ocean Road

A travel blog entry by goldynhan

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Feeling Misty in Monterey, Monterey, United States travel blog

Feeling Misty in Monterey

A travel blog entry by toddfamily

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... and star fish and learning about the importance of the kelp forests that line the Californian coast.  We’d almost shaken off that Misty Monterey feeling…! Next, we take the world famous Big Sur drive down the coast towards Hearst ...

17-Mile Drive, Monterey, United States travel blog

17-Mile Drive

A travel blog entry by ilombardo

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Seventeen-Mile Drive is a scenic road along the coastline here in Monterey. It costs $8.50 to drive, but boy is it ...

Livingontheedgeoftheworld,well Minneapolisactually, Monterey, United States travel blog

Livingontheedgeoftheworld,well Minneapolisactually

A travel blog entry by wolfieboy69

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... I could take comfort, safe in the knowledge that I would return for an extended period in October.  Until then, Portland, Monterey, San Francisco and a Green Tortoise bus trip would have to keep me entertained, but as someone famous once said 'I'll ...

Monterrey and Big Sur, Monterey, United States travel blog

Monterrey and Big Sur

A travel blog entry by paulhand33

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Head towards the coast from Yosemite to hit the famous Highway 1 and the stunning beaches, mountains and cliffs of Big Sur. Headed back up the coast then to Monterey, a pleasant prosperous city with great ...

Home, Sweet Home... or is it?, Monterey Park, United States travel blog

Home, Sweet Home... or is it?

A travel blog entry by excitethesoul

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I wanted to save this last entry of the blog for some summarizing thoughts about the trip. Peru is a magnificent country and I would encourage anyone reading this blog to seriously consider it as a travel destination.  It offers everything from ...

The 101, Carmel, United States travel blog

The 101

A travel blog entry by markturner

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Today was the last morning in LA and we were on a tight schedule to get to Steve and Paul’s house somewhere in Carmel. We had several places we needed to be and there was only limited time to do it all. Our initial take off was slightly slower than ...

San Francisco - Monterey, Monterey, United States travel blog

San Francisco - Monterey

A travel blog entry by sjusa

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... wat. Nu op weg naar Monterey, onze volgende verblijfplaats langs de kust. Eens toegekomen zijn we onmiddellijk door gereden naar Het Monterey Bay Aquarium. Wel een kostelijk entree prijzeke, maar weten dat we er dieren mee helpen maakt veel goed. We zijn ...

Pacific Coast Highway, Carmel, United States travel blog

Pacific Coast Highway

A travel blog entry by rr1120

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... up the Pacific Coast Highway.  We left from Santa Monica, CA, and arrived in Carmel, CA.  Carmel is located in the Monterey Bay Peninsula, which is about two hours south of San Francisco.  Monterey Bay has a lot of charming towns as well as ...

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