Travel Blogs from Monterey, United States

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The road to Monterey, Monterey, United States travel blog

The road to Monterey

A travel blog entry by lisaredman

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It's 17.30 and we Just arrived at the seaside Inn on Monterey after leaving Jo & the girls around lunch time. We plan on staying here overnight before driving on to San Francisco early in the morning to do a city tour & Alcatraz, can't wait ...

On to Frisco., Carmel, United States travel blog

On to Frisco.

A travel blog entry by silverlobster

... Clint Eastwood was once mayor, then head back to the road, to continue our journey up the coast. Our next stop is Monterey, where John Steinbeck's Cannery Row was based. Another pier, this time lined with seafood restaurants, all offering samples of clam ...

Carmel, the magical town, Carmel, United States travel blog

Carmel, the magical town

A travel blog entry by globalelin

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Monday we started driving with our newly rented car, a chevrolet Malibu. We just managed to get all our suitcases inside. One suitcase, later named Fat Luis, had to be put in the middle seat in the backrow. It was hard driving through San Fransisco, but ...

Lilly time!!!, Monterey, United States travel blog

Lilly time!!!

A travel blog entry by carol_fred

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... to believe these ships can't be used for something because there certainly are a lot of them!   We  arrived in Monterey just after lunch. We called Josh and Wanda and they were out doing errands and said they would stop by about ...

Music is for your soul, Carmel, United States travel blog

Music is for your soul

A travel blog entry by bluetiger

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Well the long day yesterday had me in bed at 9:30 and wide awake at 5:30am. Sleeping in would have been nice but after 8 hours, I can't complain. The music of the surf roaring is the best sleeping aid ever. Gorgeous day today. Lovely and warm and all ...

08.02 Monterey bay, Monterey, United States travel blog

08.02 Monterey bay

A travel blog entry by vierpoot

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Vandaag wakker om 7u. Planning: rijden, highway, Santa Cruz, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Vista Points en Carmel-by-the-See. Redelijk lang gereden vandaag, niet zo leuk ! In het begin reden we langs Highway een zeer mooie kustlijn. Gelukkig hadden we ook nog ...

Shopping, walking, eating and fish watching., Monterey, United States travel blog

Shopping, walking, eating and fish watching.

A travel blog entry by friesel2

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... at the table but star meal was a grilled shrimp bowl with rice and black beans.  On day two we made our way to the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Two adults and two children; it was a hit for all age groups. At the end of the day the favorite exhibits were ...

Attacked!, Monterey, United States travel blog

Attacked!

A travel blog entry by walkersusa2013

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... fighting eviction.  Had to dodge around the cameras a couple of times as a shop holder was being interviewed.  The Monterey locals are also not happy with the situation. Then we drove around to Lover's Point Park where we spotted some cute ...

La journée des animaux marins, Carmel, United States travel blog

La journée des animaux marins

A travel blog entry by karineetxavier

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... ès vert foncé, et ciel bleu (et bien sûr des otaries). On repart vers the old Fisherman's warf à Monterey. C'est une jetée sur laquelle on trouve une enfilade de petites bicoques aux couleurs pastel (bleu, jaune, rose) abritant ...

San Luis to Camel, Carmel, United States travel blog

San Luis to Camel

A travel blog entry by themains

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Slept in this morning so we didn't hit the road until 10.30. It was nice to have a lie in for all that as it has been a hectic week since leaving home. Well Gary has kept "the bitch in the ditch" again today and he has settled into driving well. I still ...

Remembering Monterey, Monterey, United States travel blog

Remembering Monterey

A travel blog entry by siouxzq

All I remember of Monterey is that our room was next to some very noisy and rude Europeans, possibly Danish? The kids were running up and down the hallway outside our room and we couldn't sleep. I went down and complained and we were moved to another room ...

Monterey, Monterey, United States travel blog

Monterey

A travel blog entry by mike_deb

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... around the block so decided to leave that until later in the day. We headed down to Cannery Row, which is the home of Monterey's fishing industry, where the Chinese first set up the tinning (canning) of sardines that were caught in the Bay Area. We hit ...

Travelling highway 1, Monterey, United States travel blog

Travelling highway 1

A travel blog entry by mathos

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... see views on one side and beautiful valleys and forests on the other. We stopped quite a few times as Andrew was desperate to see a condor. Not sure if we did or not but did see some sort of black bird miles up in the air. We made our camp in ...

Standing Stone Monument, Monterey, United States travel blog

Standing Stone Monument

A travel blog entry by lisaboyce64

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... on the road by 7am.. We started our adventure by getting off I-40 and going into a small quaint town with a large colorful background...MONTEREY, TN...passing by the Imperial Hotel..one of 7 that used to grace this lovely town...only one left and on the ...

Carmel-by-the-sea, Carmel-by-the-Sea, United States travel blog

Carmel-by-the-sea

A travel blog entry by skaiiskaiiskaii

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... the beach for a few hours, dipping our feet in the sea and cooking nicely. The beach is much nicer than that in Monterey: I would choose Carmel beach over Monterey any day. We even saw wild Dolphins playing in the water which was amazing! There are ...

No room at the Inn..., Monterey, United States travel blog

No room at the Inn...

A travel blog entry by newkozlowski1

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... , as I sit and try unsuccessfully not to sulk - failing to find our predicament amusing, Dom thankfully remembers that back towards Monterey there was a whole bunch of motels we passed. And so off we go again, leaving beautiful Carmel and heading back to ...

Wildlife day, Monterey, United States travel blog

Wildlife day

A travel blog entry by threemonthsaway

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... there was so much to stop for! First off Bird Rock, where we saw seal, pelikans and squirrels, then the 17 mile drive in Monterey with the lone cypress, beautiful rocky coastline and pebble beach golf course. Our goal was to make it to Big Sur and we even ...

Mike's birthday today, Carmel, United States travel blog

Mike's birthday today

A travel blog entry by bluetiger

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Well Mike would have turned 70 today and we would have either just had a party, or be planning one. Today is for good memories. I think back to all the wonderful get togethers we've had over the years. Years of building such wonderful, rich ...

Penultimate Sleep Accom, Monterey, United States travel blog

Penultimate Sleep Accom

A travel blog entry by riddle

Hotel Abrego 755 Abrego Street Monterey CA 93940 Ph: ...

$1.99 wine can't be beat, Monterey, United States travel blog

$1.99 wine can't be beat

A travel blog entry by raceylaceys

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Pacific Coast Highway (PCH Part 1), Monterey, United States travel blog

Pacific Coast Highway (PCH Part 1)

A travel blog entry by oliver-teresa

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... on the beach and hope that someone else will be able to make use of Oliver's erection. We settled ourselves into the Monterey Plaza Hotel.  We arrived just in time for their complimentary cheese and wine reception and then sat in the rooftop open ...

Going On Up to the North Side!, Monterey, United States travel blog

Going On Up to the North Side!

A travel blog entry by _ang

... , where I find a fabulous local restaurant, Hula's Island Grill. (On a very cool note: this restaurant is a part of the Monterey Bay Aquarium's Seafood Watch Program). Comfort food was on the palate tonight, but I started it off with one of my favourite ...

Seafood lunch and marine life, Monterey, United States travel blog

Seafood lunch and marine life

A travel blog entry by ashka_dane

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After San Francisco we began the last part of our 2 month journey through the United States of America, driving down the Pacific Highway (or the 1, as its formally known).  A long stretch of road that takes you along the coastline from San Francisco ...

Dag aan het strand in Monterey, Monterey, United States travel blog

Dag aan het strand in Monterey

A travel blog entry by basher91

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http://www.hotelabrego.com/html/aquarium-monterey-hotel.asp ...

Big Sur - Silver Wedding Anniversary!!, Carmel, United States travel blog

Big Sur - Silver Wedding Anniversary!!

A travel blog entry by daviesuk

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Silver Wedding anniversary! The weather was` a little cloudy this morning as we breakfasted on a variety of baked goods, plus a peculiar egg concoction plus slivers of ham which Sam made short work of. Then we picked up the sports car, put the top ...

Racetracks, Carmel, United States travel blog

Racetracks

A travel blog entry by georgetz

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After the Big Sur we reached Carmel, whose once time mayor was Clint Eastwood. First stop a circuit through a semi-gated community by the sea - 17 Mile Lane. A nice twisty road amidst trees, expensive houses, golf courses and the Pacific, that would have ...

Day 36, Monterey, United States travel blog

Day 36

A travel blog entry by _on_tour

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... of which hugs the Pacific coastline and passes famous golf courses, large homes and scenic areas including groves of Monterey Cypress Trees [a tree that only grows here]'. Went for a stroll in Carmel....now this place decidedly ...

To the Beach, Monterey, United States travel blog

To the Beach

A travel blog entry by knightc

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... receiver refreshed since it had been some time since we last used it. We finally got it working and then headed out to explore Monterey. We went to the municipal beach where they allow dogs on leash. We walked down the beach as the sun was starting to ...

Late night and Early morning, Monterey, United States travel blog

Late night and Early morning

A travel blog entry by oski

... in and dropped off our stuff, we headed back out for dinner.  The restaurant is in a converted Historic Monterey-style Spanish home.  It was both intimately elegant and casual, with a beachy Northern California estate style.  ...

Monterey, Monterey, United States travel blog

Monterey

A travel blog entry by tabl

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... grilled corn, unfortunately not in winter, however we still managed to pick up some fresh bananas and strawberries! Finally we were in Monterey, a quick stop at the info centre to find out where best to park... Straight opposite was a free road. Such a ...

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