Travel Blogs from Monterey, United States

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Küstensaga, Teil 2, Monterey, United States travel blog

Küstensaga, Teil 2

A travel blog entry by tiszrh

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... Regionalbus (ja schau an, sogar das gibt es hier). Innerhalb von einer guten Stunde bringt mich dieser in den bekannten Ferienort Monterey. Und wenn sich der Nebel morgen nicht ganz blöd anstellt, gibt's von hier aus Teil 3 der Küstenstrassensaga! ...

Cruising in California, Carmel, United States travel blog

Cruising in California

A travel blog entry by lizianjosh

Wed 18th - Leaving San Fran The time had arrived for Ian to pick up the dreaded hire car, something that Liz hadn't been looking forward to, the streets were so busy! Ian opted to go an collect it on his own, on his return he was as white as a ...

Day 14 Yosemite National Park to Carmel, Carmel, United States travel blog

Day 14 Yosemite National Park to Carmel

A travel blog entry by arealhighlander

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Up at 8am and finished packing the cases. We went down to breakfast at 830 and were told there was a 25 minute wait. 35 minutes later we got in. It seemed a bit chaotic in there even though all the tables were not in use. They must have been short ...

Cannery Row, Fishermans Wharf and Carmel, Monterey, United States travel blog

Cannery Row, Fishermans Wharf and Carmel

A travel blog entry by otley-groom

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... and coats we scrambled over the dunes and spent the day stocking up on groceries for the 'van' in picturesque old Town Monterey - the former mexican capital of California until it became America inthe 1850s and it's capital moverd to Sacramento. Today we ...

I'll have some Monterey with Carmel, Monterey, United States travel blog

I'll have some Monterey with Carmel

A travel blog entry by mattandnic

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... burritos were the order of the day . The next day we had glorious weather and we had decided to take the drive around Monterey Bay and down the coast.  The beaches are mainly pebbly and huge kelp forests are visible just off shore with colonies of ...

Fording rivers and walking on sand, Monterey, United States travel blog

Fording rivers and walking on sand

A travel blog entry by peaceforearth

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... dinner and after some time of sharing we were back at the blog writing.   Sunday we worshiped with Monterey Peninsula Friends Meeting and returned to the Jasters' house for a scrumptious potluck lunch before giving our ...

Big Sur, Pfieffer Falls, Pacific Highway, Monterey, United States travel blog

Big Sur, Pfieffer Falls, Pacific Highway

A travel blog entry by allmans

... really nice little coffee shop, so we had a nice cup of tea there too. After that we took the Pacific Coastal Highway to Monterey. We saw an elephant seal colony just lazing on the beach which was amazing. They weren't fazed by the public at all. ...

Monterey - West Coast of California, Monterey, United States travel blog

Monterey - West Coast of California

A travel blog entry by robandloopy

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... lessons were learnt there - but it was exciting, for me anyway - unfortunately no lion though. From Yosemite we are now in monterey - another 4 hour drive - a coastal town which again is beautiful - loads of seals, sea lions, sea otters (some great pics), ...

Back to California!, Monterey, United States travel blog

Back to California!

A travel blog entry by gr8ful_deadbeat

... come down, so Uncle Sam figured my Polish was obsolete.  It really, truly broke my heart to "have" to return to Monterey to learn yet another language.  And believe me folks, after learning Polish ... Spanish was easier than taking candy from a ...

A Flat Tire Makes the Day More Interesting!, Monterey, United States travel blog

A Flat Tire Makes the Day More Interesting!

A travel blog entry by beattyfamily

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... pick dinner. As we neared civilization & got a cell signal again, I fired up Google for recommended seafood restaurants in Monterey. I found one called The Fish Hopper in Cannery Row in Monterey & made an on-line reservation. 45 minutes later we ...

California Bound!, Monterey, United States travel blog

California Bound!

A travel blog entry by gr8ful_deadbeat

... would be the best thing to jump into for my career field.  The U.S. Army's Language School just happened to be in beautiful Monterey, CA.  What could be better?  I was two and a half hours south of San Francisco/Oakland ... Pebble Beach was ...

Mar 15, 2011, Monterey, United States travel blog

Mar 15, 2011

A travel blog entry by tigertrip

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California Highway 1, Monterey, CA - Santa Barbara, CA, United States travel blog

California Highway 1

A travel blog entry by zrinko

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... lines were prohibitive. Instead we drove through the scenic 17 Mile Drive at Pebble Beach, where we saw the flat-topped, leaning Monterey cypress trees, seals lounging on rocks and playing in the water, and, most of all, a very impressive marine layer. ...

Day 3 - Monterey, Monterey, United States travel blog

Day 3 - Monterey

A travel blog entry by k1w1milnerz

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Hello everybody! Im writing from Monterey. Today we woke up at Pismo beach and straight away drove to a beautiful beach that was on a cliff to have breakfast. There was an adorable little gazebo where people took wedding photos in their beautiful big ...

Shell Beach to Monterey - Hearst Castle, Monterey, United States travel blog

Shell Beach to Monterey - Hearst Castle

A travel blog entry by dorothystokes

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... and bridges right above the ocean.  Lucky enough to see 3 whales on the way and Coastal Redwood trees in Big Sur State Park.   Into Monterey by 5pm - lots of driving again, but interesting terrain and out to a vegetarian restaurant for ...

Carmel, Monterey and Hearst Castle, Monterey, United States travel blog

Carmel, Monterey and Hearst Castle

A travel blog entry by cullism

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... ) before exploring a little mall. All in all I was more than a little disappointed in Clint's much-hyped tourist trap. Monterey proved to be more interesting. We walked around Fisherman's Wharf, stopping to watch seals sunbaking and barking at one ...

A coastal drive south of San Francisco, Monterey, United States travel blog

A coastal drive south of San Francisco

A travel blog entry by stathis

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A coastal drive south of San Francisco before getting there, Monterey, Santa Cruz, Big Sur. There was a car exhibition at the time we were there, so you can imagine my excitement! I've seen first time ever the MacLaren F1, including ...

Monterey Aquarium, Monterey, United States travel blog

Monterey Aquarium

A travel blog entry by lblack

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Today we spent the day at Monterey Bay Aquarium, about 20 minutes walk from our Hotel, we also took the optional behind the scenes tour and had the chance to feed the fish at the end of the tour.  Tomorrow we travel the Scenic Highway 1 tomorrow, ...

What would Steinbeck say?, Monterey, United States travel blog

What would Steinbeck say?

A travel blog entry by doctormick

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The original plan was to head to the big sur coast and drive up to Monterey. This however, would have meant a very early start and another excessive day of driving.  So we decided to take it easy and indulge in a little more shopping.  Yes I ...

US1 Drive, Monterey, United States travel blog

US1 Drive

A travel blog entry by andrewkinsey

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... steak sandwiches by the beach. Along the journey there were many stops, the bays are lovely and empty!   Once in Monterey we walked by the Aquarium and across the pier there were so many sea lions bathing in the sun!  We ...

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 ...

Von spektakulären Strassen und einsamen Bäumen, Monterey, United States travel blog

Von spektakulären Strassen und einsamen Bäumen

A travel blog entry by tiszrh

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... zu früh aus dem Bus und erledigte auf dem Nachhauseweg noch kurz die über-kitschige Touristenpromenade von Monterey, wo in ehemaligen Sardinenbüchsenfabriken nun allerlei überteuerte Souvenirs feilgeboten werden. Die farbigen Stelzenhäuschen waren ...

Day 13: Ventura, CA to Carmel, CA., Carmel, United States travel blog

Day 13: Ventura, CA to Carmel, CA.

A travel blog entry by edct

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... did what we did! Our trip north continued after our stop in San Simeon and our objective was to reach either Carmel or Monterey, CA.  The drive along the PCH proved to be tiring though as we wound our way around numerous sharp curves, steep inclines ...

Day 4 - Carmel - Point Lobos State Reserve, Carmel, United States travel blog

Day 4 - Carmel - Point Lobos State Reserve

A travel blog entry by neensandpete

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Picked up our rental car this morning. Pete very kindly had ordered an SUV - very cool to drive but unfortunately Nina couldn't see over the steering wheel so had to sit on our two travel pillows to give her a boost. First time for both of us driving an ...

Pebble Beach Golf Links, Monterey, United States travel blog

Pebble Beach Golf Links

A travel blog entry by dorothystokes

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... us it will 'burn' off by 11 and have sunshine - and she was right, but it was back again by 5. Today we are exploring the Monterey Peninsula - made up of 3 areas on the bay - Monterey, Palm Grove and Carmel by the Sea - all very pricey even for old small ...

Days 5 and 6 - Monterey - Whale of a Time, Carmel, United States travel blog

Days 5 and 6 - Monterey - Whale of a Time

A travel blog entry by neensandpete

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Another couple of overcast and cold days in Cali. We had booked two whale watching trips in Monterey in the hope of seeing the worlds biggest animal - the blue whale. Unfortunately he didn't want to play ball, but we saw lots of humpback whales, dolphins ...

Day 10, Monterey, United States travel blog

Day 10

A travel blog entry by gstfire

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I went to Monterey Bay today, which is south of San Francisco along the Pacific Ocean. The City of Monterey has a lot of historical places to see including Cannery Row. Cannery Row was once a place that canned sardines but now consist of lots of ...

Highway One, Monterey, United States travel blog

Highway One

A travel blog entry by chris-barbara

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... coaster similar to that at Coney Island. The town is not too touristy but is looking a bit faded now. We stopped overnight at Monterey which has loads of historic sites & buildings - but we found a cosy looking pub on Cannery Row & stayed there all ...

Day Four, Monterey, United States travel blog

Day Four

A travel blog entry by nordloh

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...   Back to day four- we woke up and went for a nice run along the water. On our way out of town, we hit the Monterey Bay Aquarium. We had no idea that this stop would end up being one of our favorites. The jelly fish exhibit was beyond cool!   ...

The Old Saddle Rock Ranch & Steinbeck's Old Haunt, Monterey, United States travel blog

The Old Saddle Rock Ranch & Steinbeck's Old Haunt

A travel blog entry by travel4eternity

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... would like to point out this is probably the first time I've actually wanted to be on a beach.)   We arrived in Monterey towards evening (we found red telephone booths at a gas station stop along the way, my second British reference on this ...

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