Travel Blogs from Monterey, United States

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Horseback riding on the beach!, Monterey, United States travel blog

Horseback riding on the beach!

A travel blog entry by thesteeles

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This morning we moved up the coast to Monterey. It was about a 2 hour drive to our RV park. We're walking distance to the ocean and the park is very nice. It's easy to see why CA is such a big agriculture state. On our drive we saw everything from ...

Whale watching, Monterey Bay, United States travel blog

Whale watching

A travel blog entry by becsher

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... the "blow" from the whales. Usually they see Gray Whales but today we saw the Humpback Whales. These whales feed in Monterey Bay and surrounding waters during late spring, summer and fall. The whales move throughout the area with their primary food (fish ...

Birthday weekend, Carmel, United States travel blog

Birthday weekend

A travel blog entry by slippy

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It was Alfie's, Heidi's and Joel's birthday so there was a party thrown for the lot of them. Food drink and flame dancers and a few suprises for the the 3 of them in presents. There was around 50 people turned up all the food went expecially the Indian ...

Ready for Launch, Monterey Park, United States travel blog

Ready for Launch

A travel blog entry by excitethesoul

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Hold that door please!  The dynamic duo is at it again  ...into another room where we've never been before.  It looks scary, wet... and green?!  If you've read the last blog I wrote (about our adventures in Peru), I mentioned that I ...

Flora of Monterey, Monterey, United States travel blog

Flora of Monterey

A travel blog entry by ilombardo

Monterey has some of the prettiest flowers I have ever seen.  And the best thing about them is that they are out all year ...

Flora of Monterey, Monterey, United States travel blog

Flora of Monterey

A travel blog entry by ilombardo

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Monterey has some of the prettiest and brightest flowers I have ever seen.  And the best thing about them is that they are out all year ...

Point Lobos, Monterey, United States travel blog

Point Lobos

A travel blog entry by ilombardo

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Point Lobos is a recreation area about a ten-minute drive from campus that offers moderate hikes and breath-taking ocean vistas. Not a bad place to take a study ...

Letter from Benin, Monterey, United States travel blog

Letter from Benin

A travel blog entry by jessamyjoy

After yesterday's post I thought I should share with you a letter from Jon in Benin. Thanks for your concern and your message, malgré tout ce qui te reste à faire. [TRANSLATION (since that's what I do! :0) despite all you have left to do] Our ...

Pointe Lobos State Park, Monterey, United States travel blog

Pointe Lobos State Park

A travel blog entry by millerfamily

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We went out for breakfast this morning. Finding a place to eat was a long story, so I won't bother writing about it. We ate while our clothes were being washed at the Laundromat. In the afternoon we decided to go to Pointe Lobos State Park. It turned out ...

Californian beach time, Carmel, United States travel blog

Californian beach time

A travel blog entry by americantale

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... ! Tasty as!! yum yum... Next day, after a quick look at Carmel beach in the daylight (which is amazing), we headed for Monterey Bay and its world famous aquarium! On the site of an old Sardine Cannery, the aquarium had everything from sharks, sea ...

Big Sur & Carmel, Carmel, United States travel blog

Big Sur & Carmel

A travel blog entry by omalleyroadtrip

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We woke with excitement and high expectations. Today we were to drive along the famous highway 1 Californian Coastal rd taking in the stunning big sur section of the highway. Des was a little more excited I think than anyone else. After his description ...

Another one bites the dust!, Pebble Beach, United States travel blog

Another one bites the dust!

A travel blog entry by barratt

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... just to die for! Was it worth the money - you bet! To drive 10,000 miles, to be on Pebble Beach on the Monterey Peninsula with panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, was unsurpassable. And playing a course where all the "Greats" have played, was ...

Preparing For Departure, Pacific Grove, United States travel blog

Preparing For Departure

A travel blog entry by runningboy

This week I'm going through final preparations prior to our departure on Sunday, May 3rd.  My son Ben and I will leave LAX Sunday afternoon for Lima, arriving around midnight.  We will camp out in the airport lounge area, then fly to Cajamarca ...

Roadtrip langs highway 1, dag 2, Carmel, United States travel blog

Roadtrip langs highway 1, dag 2

A travel blog entry by verdensreise

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To mil nord for Cambria møtte vi noen store karer. Sjøløvene/elefantselene lå tett i tett og nærmest oppå hverandre på stranda. Der lå de og hylte, rapa, sloss og strakk seg. I motsetning til pingvinene vi ville se ...

Boys Big Sur day and Liz's secret rendevouz, Carmel, United States travel blog

Boys Big Sur day and Liz's secret rendevouz

A travel blog entry by lizianjosh

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Friday April 20th - The boys do The Big Sur The lure of twisting roads and high bridges was calling the lads, at the same time as telling Liz to pass and spend a quiet non-nervewracking day in Carmel. We set off after breakfast heading south from ...

The road trip starts, Monterey, United States travel blog

The road trip starts

A travel blog entry by ellenwillow

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... ford explorer) which was very pleasing. After picking up our luggage at the hotel we headed out of SF on Highway 1 towards Monterey. We stopped off at the Pigeon Point lighthouse near Pescadero. After lunch at Pescadero we continued down the highway. We ...

Day Two of Vacation, Carmel California, Pacific Grove, United States travel blog

Day Two of Vacation, Carmel California

A travel blog entry by tropone

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Our second day on vacation... we woke to a lovely rain hitting the roof of the cottage. The skies were grey and cloudy allowing us to feel a little less guilty about sleeping in. We got up around 8:30 (keep in mind that's really 11:30 back home) and got ...

Monterey, Monterey, United States travel blog

Monterey

A travel blog entry by acgwhale

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... Formalitäten erledigen und das Gepäck deponieren. So machten wir uns auf den Weg, die Stadt ein wenig zu erkunden. Monterey ist sehr auf Touristen ausgerichtet. Unser Hotel liegt an der Cannery Row, direkt neben dem Monterey Aquarium, mitten im Trubel. ...

The Dynamic Four, Monterey, United States travel blog

The Dynamic Four

A travel blog entry by amarika

We had so much fun spending time in Monterey with Lisa and Patrick. During the week Patrick was gone a lot during the day because he just started grad school at the Naval Postgraduate School, but Lisa did a great job entertaining us. She took us to the ...

Day 1:  Carmel, Carmel, United States travel blog

Day 1: Carmel

A travel blog entry by pnp53

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Our flight was delayed but we didn't find out until we got to the airport.  Our 9:30 flight left at 1:00.  Time to kill, not very fun. But it was a nice flight once we left.  Had a layover in Phoenix.  Danny went outside and it ...

Day 2:  The peninsula, Carmel, United States travel blog

Day 2: The peninsula

A travel blog entry by pnp53

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We got up early. Breakfast is included in the rate.  One poster at Trip Advisor criticized it as wonder bread. We never buy white bread so it was a treat to have some toasted!  There was cereal, fruit salad, yogurt, hard boiled eggs, juice and ...

Santa Cruz & 17-Mile-Drive, Monterey Peninsula, United States travel blog

Santa Cruz & 17-Mile-Drive

A travel blog entry by schabby

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... ein Stückchen weiter – der scenic Teil des Highway 1 kommt ja erst noch! Erster Stop war auf dem Monterey Peninsula in Pacific Grove am Lovers Point. Passend wurde dort zwischen fröhlichen Park- und Strandbesuchern auch eine Trauung abgehalten. ...

Monterey Peninsula, Monterey, United States travel blog

Monterey Peninsula

A travel blog entry by thephibbles

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Hi Everyone, Picked up our banana car (look at the colour) from San Francisco last Sunday to start the drive on Highway 1 which hugs the coast all the way to Los Angleles. Our first stop was Monteray, a pretty town known for it's long association with ...

Auf dem Pacific Coast Highway, Carmel, United States travel blog

Auf dem Pacific Coast Highway

A travel blog entry by olih

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Dank Extrem-Zeitzonen-Jumpings sind wir natürlich schon in aller Frühe wach. Da bietet es sich an, nach Salinas zum Monterey County Clerk zu fahren und die Bürokratie für die Hochzeit abzuwickeln. Das Amt macht um 8 Uhr auf, keine 10 ...

September 25th-Day Number Five of Vacation, Carmel, United States travel blog

September 25th-Day Number Five of Vacation

A travel blog entry by tropone

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Our Sista' From Another Mista', Monterey, United States travel blog

Our Sista' From Another Mista'

A travel blog entry by amarika

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... ride before nightfall. Without hesitation, Lisa said that she would pick us up so that we could spend the day enjoying Monterey instead of killing ourselves biking. We felt slightly guilty for wimping out, but gladly accepted the offer and started packing ...

ROUTE 1 AND PEBBLE BEACH , Monterey, United States travel blog

ROUTE 1 AND PEBBLE BEACH

A travel blog entry by prieststrip

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We left Mike and Sharron after breakfast at their local restaurant.  Again we had had a great time with them and it was sad to leave.   They had recommended that we stopped off at Nepenthe for a coffee so we headed off to San Francisco via Route 1 ...

World's Best Aquarium and Stunning Coastline, Monterey, United States travel blog

World's Best Aquarium and Stunning Coastline

A travel blog entry by musictechqueen

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... to see the scuba diver. We drove along the 17-Mile Drive, a scenic road through Pebble Beach and Pacific Grove on the Monterey Peninsula. The drive was stunning much of which hugs the Pacific coastline and passes famous golf courses, mansions and scenic ...

Decision Just Made, Monterey, United States travel blog

Decision Just Made

A travel blog entry by jessamyjoy

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So after much deliberation I finally decided on Africa. As much as I mulled over the decision, I'm now realizing it was the decision I was thinking about and not Africa! As I look at the less than $400 in my bank account and consider the $4000 for the ...

Monterey & Pebble Beach, Monterey, United States travel blog

Monterey & Pebble Beach

A travel blog entry by willandluce

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All too soon it was time to leave, and after another visit to the drive-thru Starbucks we hit the open road headed for Monterey. And it was a long open road... we finally pulled in to the Holiday Inn around 8pm. Thanks to a little forward planning (LP ...

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