Hampton Inn Carlsbad-North San Diego County
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... the Spanish-style streets and lunched at a colourful Mexican cafe which has been there for 65-70 yrs. Cindy and I shared a truly delicious ceviche of prawns and halibut ( raw marinated in lime juice) on a bed of lettuce encircled with sliced cucumber.Drove over a long bridge onto Coronado Island to see a famous Hotel, a truly enormous, beautiful, unusual timber building built in 1892 whose guests numbered ...
... it is very interesting to see places we have heard about. The only complaint is that they have not labelled the buildings which would be helpful for those who aren't quite sure which is which.
Late in the afternoon the girls went to Driving School. They have created a small town with streets, stop signs and traffic lights. Children can drive little jeep like cars around the streets. They are supposed to obey road rules and stop lights but ...
... a set of travel scales to weigh the bags.. For dinner it was TGI Fridays, with Dan and I reminiscing of eating at this restaurant in London on Christmas Eve 1994. I had a cheesy risotto served on a hot skillet plate with shrimp, Gracie a cranberry and pecan salad, Hams stuck to some chicken and Dan tried the pasta. Tom just for something different, had a cheddar, bacon burger!
Back to the hotel for a night swim (Tom was brave) and a hour in the hot tub. Hitting Legoland ...
... dropped wide open and was saying, "oh my gosh!"
I could explain everything in detail but that's what the pictures are for so you can see all the things we went on there. It is a very cool place but I would have to say that it is more for younger kids, kids maybe 7 and under. The only reason I say this is because Hugh has been on so many big, scary roller coasters the ones at this park were ...
... a pretty dangerous part with loads of rock and shiz that I would have definitely end up in looking like a flailing mess and would have to be rescued by the not shabby looking (understatement of the century) male lifeguards. In hindsight I really should have done that! Back on track though, the beach was really cool and we had a great time. We then headed to mission beach saw some people fall of surfboards and went on a ride then I went back to my hostel.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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