BEST WESTERN PLUS John Muir Inn
Travel Blogs from Martinez
... Lynn and Sue, and I really feel the need to call them every night and see how they slept. When we first walked in the door, Cassie came running to greet us. She is sure glad we are home. I can't wait to give out the souvenirs for everyone! My mom told us that we might go to a few of our friends houses to give them theirs, otherwise whenever we next see them is when we will give it to them. Today will be ...
Today was our first proper day/road trip. We drove down to Monterey which took about two hours, maybe a but more. We started off on highway and then went onto a bit more of a pretty woodland road then along the beach into Monterey. Our first stop was the Aquarium which me and Mel had in our city pass so we made use of that. It was really cool, built out onto the sea with otters, penguins and all the usual stuff but you could go out onto the decking and watch the ...
... was rather unexpected since Seattle is famous for its rain showers all year around as you may know from the movie sequels of Twilight, which were set here. So we decided to explore the city and headed to the Space Needle. Another wonderful area of Seattle is Pike's Place Market, a massive market where you can find fish, fruits, jewelry, books and many souvenirs. Its location on the boulevard is beautiful and you look over the adjacent park, Ferris wheel and the water while ...
... grande Café Latte please”. “Your name?” I gave it to him, spelt if for him and he still got it wrong – a completely different name to mine!
I asked for an extra cup and then I split the coffee between Doug and I – great $3 plus some coins left. We found seats and a table away from the noise of the Food Court, and sat there eating our cookies from the hotel, half a muffin between us, a couple of Aussie Bites ...
Today we had breakfast at the home of pancakes, or more accurately the International House of Pancakes (IHOP). This chain is all over the place and many of the branches are a bit tired but the one on Lombard was really nice. They are famous for the all day breakfast and most importantly for Angus when we arrived they assigned us our own pot of coffee. Like all diner-type places we also quizzed the run-down on fried ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet