Deer Haven Inn
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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This morning we were out of cereals and thought we'd treat ourselves to a nice breakfast so headed to the Red House Cafe. It's a really cute little place with mason jars for drinks and the food was cooked really well! Darren had the normal cooked breakfast and I had the Smoked Salmon eggs Benedict.
Afterwards, we headed back to the BookWorks coffee shop to update the blog and also sort out our housing situation for Vail as we ...
... the postcard-pretty, genteel little town. Next we went off to the rocky headland around the corner to look for seal-otters, of which we saw three, with some difficulty as there was a strong wind with crashing breakers. After seven we drove ten minutes around the headland to watch the sun setting into the sea and then went on to a fish restaurant recommended by the I Point lady. It was full but we only had to wait five minutes for a table. The food ...
... we drove through. The road is carved into the side of mountains which drop to cliffs sometimes hundreds of feet above the water. This made the area difficult to settle and now almost inhabited, and the road all the more amazing. As we curved and curled along this expanse of the highway we were constantly in awe of the sloping hills and cliffs that dropped to water of such a brilliant turquoise that each new turn yielded small whispers and loud acclamations of, "wow, that's ...
... would pay for dinner. I went in there and got an apple and some crackers. (in the morning ramble thru the shopping mall I had gone into "whole foods" and bought some Daiya - it's a vegan cheese - and I understand why they rave about it). We set off on the drive to San Francisco about 100 miles and expected to take about 2 1/2 hours depending on traffic - eta around 8pm. I munched on crackers and daiya and my apple and had another muesli bar. I think I dozed for ...
... but no go. So I rented a bicycle and did the 35 mile plus round trip in 2 1/2 hours (had to have the bike back by 6). Ouch.
What a beautiful place it is. Had another great dinner on our last night together on this leg. Tomorrow we drop our bikes at their rest spots for the next 3 weeks ...