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Travel Blogs from Santa Margarita
It was a very early ( by holiday standards ) start to the day for Kirsty and Meg's. After a very late return from Disney Land they were up with the birds and the fog and headed off to the world famous Muscle Beach at Venice. It was a little too early to see any action but they got to check it out and managed to take some snap shots! Teresa and the kids had a sleep in whilst I started to pack everything up as we were moving on to a ...
... lovely California sunset, a lovely evening. The place looked nice so we decided to stay in the Shell Beach Inn a little along the coast at Shell Beach and in the morning spend some more time in and around the town.
We left Pismo and started driving up the Pacific Coast Highway looking forward to the famous views along this coastline. The drive began cold and foggy and as we drove north the ...
... trip to Pismo Beach (our stopover between LA and San Fran).
The drive out of LA was nothing special but as we got closer to the coast and Pismo the scenery changed. It was really nice to be out of the city into the countryside.
Pismo Beach is a small seaside resort. We stayed at a place called The Sandcastle Inn and the view from our room was amazing, looking straight onto the beach and out over the Pismo Beach Pier.
After our ...
... top hostel booking websites I used. Sometimes I showed up and asked for a room, which also usually worked.
www.hostelbookers.com (no booking fees!)
www.hihostels.com (they have an international hostelling card that gets you discounts on a variety of things)
... I see them, I buy a few pairs.
I also used my Nikon Coolpix camera, which was great (aside from how much I dropped it). It was small enough to fit in my pocket and I could tie it around my belt loops on my shorts, or secure it to my wrist. I do think, however, that I should have used a higher pixilation setting on the camera to get some better shots. I may look into getting a nicer camera for my next trip.
I wish I had purchased a small laptop ...