Travel Blogs from Monterey, United States

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The Journey is the Destination, Carmel, United States travel blog

The Journey is the Destination

A travel blog entry by eri_miri

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Well Amir wrote a whole entry and then somehow it wasn't saved or published so here I am.  We had a wonderful day today driving from Santa Barbara to Carmel via Big Sur. We started early in the morning (Amir is really trying to pack it in this ...

17 Mile Drive, Monterey Peninsula, United States travel blog

17 Mile Drive

A travel blog entry by abarnes

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If you are in the area and have time, be sure to check out this scenic drive through Pacific Grove and Pebble Beach. It's a windy road that takes you by mansions and golf courses. Nonresidents have to pay a toll, but I don't recall it being expensive. ...

Old friends and new, Carmel, United States travel blog

Old friends and new

A travel blog entry by trapp1700

Today, we opted to stay around Carmel.  Well, we would have gone to the Elkhorn Slough Safari, but they didn't have any afternoon safaris out today.  And we would have gone on a whale watching cruise, but they cancelled their afternoon runs ...

The last campsite, Monterey, United States travel blog

The last campsite

A travel blog entry by waveydavey65

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After a chilly night (remember this is California in August for flips sake) we packed up and got on the road by 10am. The day promised better scenery as we were venturing up the best 100 mile stretch of Highway 1. And what a stretch - absolutely ...

Otters, and Jellies, and Cephalopods, Oh My!, Monterey, United States travel blog

Otters, and Jellies, and Cephalopods, Oh My!

A travel blog entry by stebbsntoneman

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... full of tourist shops and restaurants.  We parked the car and saddled up for the long wait to purchase tickets at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, ranked among the greats in the top ten best aquariums in the world. Once inside the aquarium, we decided to ...

Sep 29, 2013, Monterey, United States travel blog

Sep 29, 2013

A travel blog entry by kkune1

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Day 1 of the

Day 1 of the "road" part of the trip

A travel blog entry by travellingcat1

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... most shops are closed. Boooo :( Nevermind, there's always tomorrow. Today we're staying at the Best Western Plus Beach Resort Monterey. There are beautiful views from the hotel and the room is huge and comfortable. There is an additional $15 charge for ...

Day 7: 17 Mile Drive, Pebble Beach, United States travel blog

Day 7: 17 Mile Drive

A travel blog entry by ckuryak

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sequoia nationalpark, yosemite nationalpark, lake, sequoia , United States travel blog

sequoia nationalpark, yosemite nationalpark, lake

A travel blog entry by manuclaudiusa

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pope john paul 2 comes to monterey, Monterey, United States travel blog

pope john paul 2 comes to monterey

A travel blog entry by sc_from_or

pope john paul 2 comes to ...

Central Coast & Monterey: No Gosford in Sight!, Monterey, United States travel blog

Central Coast & Monterey: No Gosford in Sight!

A travel blog entry by aussierampage

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... Aussie Rampage Mantra: "May you come as guests and leave as friends" (found written on the wall in Trieste Café, Monterey, CA)   Aussie Rampage Music Playlist: Malibu - Hole Hotel Canifornia - The Eagles Lonely Boy - The Black Keys Save a ...

Breathing in a New Love, Monterey, United States travel blog

Breathing in a New Love

A travel blog entry by gingerschilling

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... a barrel room, perhaps not so pleasant if not for the promise of a future vintage. The hundreds of different bouquets on Monterey wines. The smoke emitted from chimneys when the evening temperatures dip close to fifty. I want to breathe in all the ...

15 Freakishly Fabulous Factoids about Fuel #3, Monterey, United States travel blog

15 Freakishly Fabulous Factoids about Fuel #3

A travel blog entry by fossilfuelfree

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... down to departure with fossil fuel free factoids.  #3: Whereas other industrial nations have reduced their consumption of fossil fuels in the past twenty years, the United States has stubbornly trudged forward, steadily increasing year after ...

The Boy Who Cried Sea Otter, Monterey, United States travel blog

The Boy Who Cried Sea Otter

A travel blog entry by frostie77

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... was delicious and it was soon time to head back to the motel to end another fun day. The next morning we go to the Monterey Aquarium and the place is impressive. There are 2 separate buildings and lots to see. We head to the penguin exhibit and we arrive ...

So ry die boere spoeg-spoeg so, spoeg-spoeg so.., Monterey, United States travel blog

So ry die boere spoeg-spoeg so, spoeg-spoeg so..

A travel blog entry by vermaaks

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Ja, hier is ons toe nou aan die bo-kant van die Big Sur vallei, en dog ons sal nou mooi die wereld gaan bespied van daarbo. Vat 'n pad wat veronderstel is om ons na mooie wyne lande toe te vat. So deur n lieflike bergpas. Wel ons is so aanbeveel deur n ...

Out on the Waves, Monterey, United States travel blog

Out on the Waves

A travel blog entry by netraveller

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Good day whale watching; plenty of humpbacks, some greys, some Risso's dolphins, and of course the ubiquitous sealions. Also managed to see a few sea otters but closer than those I saw yesterday.  Sadly, no orcas though.  Mind you, at least ...

Enjoy Photos, Pacific Grove, United States travel blog

Enjoy Photos

A travel blog entry by carmanheard

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Hi CRLA Staff, This is the best way I could get the pictures that I took on the web.  If you see too many photos of yours truly, that's good, that means I tried to mingle and connect with as many of you as I could during the ...

Au revoir, Paris!, Monterey, United States travel blog

Au revoir, Paris!

A travel blog entry by chris93950

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Back home... after 3 flights, and 23 hours door-to-door, After 2 weeks of indulgences & extra treats, just like their owners, Marley & Callie were only mildly enthused to see us (Thank you, Jacquie!) We have loads of photos, and laundry, and look ...

On the road again ..., Carmel, United States travel blog

On the road again ...

A travel blog entry by roganna

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Today, we met the nicest man and his son.  We were lucky to have found Albert and his son Alex (20 yr old apprentice), of ARC Mobile RV Service & Repair (ARC = Albert & Rosie Chamberlain - an odd surname for a tiny Mexican ...

First stop to the Pacific Highway, Monterey, United States travel blog

First stop to the Pacific Highway

A travel blog entry by bulaska

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... night bars in the city center, which turned out to be pleasant but not very exciting and pretty expensive on the top of it. Monterey is a nice little town, but I couldn't imagine living there for longer as it doesn't have enough to offer. Apart from the ...

A Squadron of Pelicans, Carmel, United States travel blog

A Squadron of Pelicans

A travel blog entry by oreydc

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Overnight at Asilomar, from Big Sur to Pacific Grove and Carmel on the 17 Mile ...

Monterey, Monterey, United States travel blog

Monterey

A travel blog entry by augustinesghost

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... strawberries" that it’s a wonder I’m not glowing red right now.  But I digress…. I decided to conquer Monterey today.  I parked near Cannery Row then veered towards the Coast Guard pier.  I was actually looking for ...

Thar she blows! Whale watching in Monterey Bay, Monterey, United States travel blog

Thar she blows! Whale watching in Monterey Bay

A travel blog entry by barneywalker

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... sea otters.    We headed out for about an hour and a half onto a huge ridge that runs under the ocean along Monterey Submarine Canyon. This is a great place to view sea-life. The ridge rises from the deep sea bed, fish and plankton are forced ...

San Francisco to Carmel, Carmel, United States travel blog

San Francisco to Carmel

A travel blog entry by zerorock

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... colourful town called Capitola, stopped for our van picnic there and had a look.    The drive from there to Monterey was through agricultural land, there were lots of artichokes.  We have been surprised to find the price of produce ...

Monterey and Carmel, Monterey, United States travel blog

Monterey and Carmel

A travel blog entry by goodner

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After a quick breakfast of cereal in our room, we headed to Fisherman's Wharf in Monterey to visit the world-famous Aquarium. The first exhibit we went to was the short video, accompanied by a live volunteer filling in the story about a rescued sea otter ...

Monterey, Monterey, United States travel blog

Monterey

A travel blog entry by gitti

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15 Freakishly Fabulous Factoids about Fuel #11, Monterey, United States travel blog

15 Freakishly Fabulous Factoids about Fuel #11

A travel blog entry by fossilfuelfree

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Counting down to my departure with fuel factoids. Departure in 11 days! #10:  Biodiesel is less toxic than table salt and biodegrades faster than sugar.  ...

Flea Market and Golf Rematch, Monterey, United States travel blog

Flea Market and Golf Rematch

A travel blog entry by knightc

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... another vendor.  We walked around with Nibs and he got lots of attention from children.  We played another nine holes at Monterey Pines.  I didn't do quite as well today as I did yesterday.  Overall, if Bob gives me two strokes a hole ...

Leaving Monterey, Monterey, United States travel blog

Leaving Monterey

A travel blog entry by mayg

Leaving Monterey to go to Nepal - two weeks hiking in the ...

Day 10 - Hearst Castle, Elephant Seals & Monterey, Monterey, United States travel blog

Day 10 - Hearst Castle, Elephant Seals & Monterey

A travel blog entry by busybertrams

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... made it to Monterey by about 6pm, and settled into Sea Breeze Inn for the night.   Once settled, we drove into Monterey, and found a yummy place for dinner – Old Fisherman’s Grotto.  I got some great sunset shots along the ...

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