Travel Blogs from Monterey, United States

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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. ...

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 ...

California, Monterey, United States travel blog

California

A travel blog entry by ma-planete

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... pour le pont du Golden Gate et l'île de l'ancienne prison d'Alcatraz. Puis, nous avons mis le cap au sud, en direction de Monterey, pour la visite de l'aquarium, l'un des plus grands d'Amérique du Nord. Ensuite, nous avons longé la côte de Big Sur ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Produce and Plastic Surgery (Day 33), Monterey, United States travel blog

Produce and Plastic Surgery (Day 33)

A travel blog entry by hannahandbrian

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... about the California law and we told her we do...you have to wear a helmet if your under 18.  She was scary. We got into Monterey and found the bike shop.  We went in just to check it out and the man who was working offered to let us leave ...

Scenic highway 1 LA to San Francisco, Monterey, United States travel blog

Scenic highway 1 LA to San Francisco

A travel blog entry by chrisculley

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None of us can believe that we only have a few weeks left of our 90 day journey through the United States of America.  It has been one of the most rewarding journeys I have ever made and my heart is heavy at the prospect of having to leave soon. ...

Monterey ein kurzer Besuch, Monterey, United States travel blog

Monterey ein kurzer Besuch

A travel blog entry by usareise

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... Kaffee mit Bagel geht die Fahrt los. Wir haben uns für den Freeway entschieden. Die Küstenstraße, der Highway 1, soll ab Monterey deutlich schöner sein. Vorbei an Cupertino und dem Silicon Valley geht die Fahrt im gemütlichen Tempo (65 Meilen) gen ...

Forfærdelig start på Californien turen, Monterey, United States travel blog

Forfærdelig start på Californien turen

A travel blog entry by sidsel_nicolai

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... vi havde var resterne af en pakke mint/melon tyggegummi, som nogen havde efterladt i bilen og 5 dollar. Da vi endelig nåede målet Monterey var det 15 timer siden vi sidst havde spist og vi var bogstaveligt ved at dø af sult. Især Nicolai ;-) Vi kørte ...

Monterey - Why??, Monterey, United States travel blog

Monterey - Why??

A travel blog entry by katd

... us well.  So when we first looked at Monterey in the book - there didn't seem to be a problem. Coming into Monterey was straight forward enough, however, instead of being greeted with many golf courses, old Spanish decor and expensive villas, we ...

Day 26 - Monterey Aquarium, Carmel, United States travel blog

Day 26 - Monterey Aquarium

A travel blog entry by wanvigdot

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... de les medusses i les llúdrigues de mar que es podien veure també des de la cafeteria, en estat salvatge, a la Badia de Monterey.   L'exposició de medusses és potser la part més especial de l'aquari. Més de 30 tipus de medusses formen aquesta ...

Day 25 - Towards the South / Cap al Sud, Carmel, United States travel blog

Day 25 - Towards the South / Cap al Sud

A travel blog entry by wanvigdot

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 No volia marxar de San Francisco sense fer una foto dels cables d'electricitat i telèfon que hi ha als carrers i passen d'un cantó a l'altre de carrer. Un lloc tan modern ! No sabem ben bé per què no els han soterrat.     Cap al ...

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