New Camaldoli Hermitage

62475 Coast HWY 1 at Lucia, Big Sur, California, 93920, United States | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Big Sur

Big Surrin' Checkin' Seas

A travel blog entry by wiscampsin


... They were maneuvering around many rock formations in the water and it all looked quite dangerous and impressive. We sat in our great spot watching them for quite a while. My insides had started acting up again on the way to the view, and got even worse on the way back. Unfortunately, Husb had to drop me off at the Scamp and drive back in to Carmel for some supplies while I laid in bed waiting for relief. Luckily all went well and I woke up the next ...

View from Nepenthe

A travel blog entry by malonetravels2


... then headed down the coast to Pfieffer Big Sur. It was a beautiful day for the drive and we stopped at several of the pullouts for a view and pictures. Got to
Pfieffer Big Sur Park and they said they had room and go and pick out a campsite. We found the site we had camped in last year #104 and it was available. Got ourselves set up and took a short break and then fixed dinner.

Had potsticker soup with asparagus and spinach. Sat and ...

Big Sur to San Luis Obispo

A travel blog entry by andreas.bohman


... sits on top of one of the hills overlooking San Simeon Bay. Since you can only access Hearst Castle on tours we have opted to do this tomorrow as advance reservations is often required. Instead, we continue the drive a bit further south to San Luis Obispo and our next hotel - the anti-thesis of Deetjen's Inn, Madonna Inn....


Monterey to Big Sur

A travel blog entry by andreas.bohman


... rush over the beach. Nevertheless, it's a great experience that really shows the forces of nature at play. Like with the coastway shots, these are a few samples of the beach - the purple sand is a nice one though :-)

After an hour or so at the beach we're getting hungry and we know the restaurant at Deetjens closes early so we move on to Deetjen's. Deetjen's is located ...

Rain day

A travel blog entry by kech-williams


Woke up this morning to our first day of rain, arrrr kinda forgotten what to do in the rain, so we went to an amazing local bakery for coffee before continuing onto to a little state park, where we camped on the highest spot above the beach and just watched the storm come in from the safety of campy ...

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This hostel, located on 62475 Coast HWY 1 at Lucia, Big Sur, is near Moonstone Beach and San Simeon State Park.
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