Pacific Inn Santa Cruz
Travel Blogs from Santa Cruz
This morning Chris and I woke up with pretty bad hangovers and we had to be out the hostel by 10am so we got up, dressed, picked up the car and drove for breakfast.
We found the windiest road in San Fransisco which we drove down and a street that had big Victorian houses but other than that we was ready to hit the road for Santa Cruz. It …
I'd got the night bus up from LA and arrived at 7am, so found the girls & went to theirs for a couple of hours kip :) then we headed to a cute coffee shop for a drink & cake - good free wifi which always helps! Han & Jai then left to go to San Fran & I stayed walking down the Main Street checking out the shops & people! Some crazees here for sure. I stumbled upon a farmers market with amazing free samples so stocked up on some fresh veg ...
... regularly and a large group drops in and out all the time. It makes for a lively life which is just what the Dr. Ordered for this trip. Our strategy has been to just let the days unfold as they come and that is working beautifully. The rest of Santa Cruz seems to be comprised of tourists like us and a collection of locals who seem to have ways about them that suit the town but might not fit so well in a more uptight town. Picture a woman of about 45 skateboarding ...
... students travel around Stanford by bicycle, and with only 10 minutes between classes and countless distractions on a college campus, bike accidents are quite common. We perched ourselves near one of the busier intersections on campus and watched the mayhem as students steered, shouted, narrowly missed, hustled, leaped, collided, and occasionally hit the pavement. Hilarious.
We eventually meandered on to Santa Cruz, and poked around for a few ...
... is here but aside from golf, most holiday makers come to Monterey to cool off as it is perpetually covered in fog. Having just spent a week in foggy San Fran, we quickly tired of that and headed south to explore Carmel and drive the Big Sur. In Carmel we didn't see former mayor and still resident Clint Eastwood, but at a wine tasting we did meet a guy who is in business with another guy (south african musician) who was "discovered" by Mr Eastwood and now stars in a ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking