BEST WESTERN PLUS Black Oak
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- High-speed internet in room (free)
- High-speed internet in room
- Breakfast Available
- Heated pool
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... in a hotel restaurant. The problem is that if pyjamas are allowed, where do you draw the line? Someone might have fabulous pyjamas, a la Nick and Nora Charles, but I've seen more ratty pjs than elegant ones, and in my experience people tend to drift to the lowest common denominator. And I mean common. But I digress.
We had lunch today with Melanie and Marc. My cousins Susan and Melanie are great and so are their husbands. I had ...
... It's mostly like a big strip mall, honestly. But its proximity to San Simeon and Hearst Castle were what drew us. We also wanted to check out San Luis Obispo, having briefly stopped through there when Kat and I drove to San Francisco in the early 90s. This time, we stayed at an RV resort called Wine Country RV Park, which had a nice pool and hot tub and even a ballrooom (?). They had a Domino's Pizza kiosk where you could order delivery, and we tried it out but when we ...
... as they were the most fun to watch. After our fill of elephant seals, it was on to Moonstone Beach for some beachcombing. Erik had never heard the word "beachcombing" before, much to my amusement. We found some neat stones and shells, but no huge moonstones. The beach was really gorgeous with huge rock formations all along the beach and sticking out from the ocean. We headed back to the Scamp for some delicious breakfast tacos, attempting to make a dent ...
... to use the beaches in case they got upset (Bull Elephant Seals. And do good ears, I guess). Have you ever seen a bull elephant seal? They are enormous slabs of blubber. My suggestion that I take off my shirt before joining them on the beach, by which disguise they wouldn't even notice me lying amongst them, didn't work on the attendant guards/volunteers. "I've played with kangaroos and lain next to a 6foot monitor lizard, you know. Bull elephant seals don't faze me, mate", ...
... it had a nice RV parking area with power and water. Before getting there we just happened to drive by the Old West Bakery in Pismo Beach, the place Harlan mentioned. OMG, we had no willpower and each of us ate one of their delectable cinnamon rolls! We’re proud to say we only took four home with us, unlike the past, when a dozen would have been the only choice…we’re making progress ;D ...