Holiday Inn Express & Suites Salinas
Travel Blogs from Salinas
... and caretaker at the fish hatchery. He loved the written word. Anyway, visit the museum if you enjoy his works or are ever in Salinas.
That reminds me, when I looked at the Cannery Row exhibit, I saw a photo of women working in the sardine factory which was the norm of the day unlike other factories in the US at that time. Then, only men worked in factories before WWII. Well, found out that my aunt, ...
... the center console in the car and there is a secret compartment that locks the bottom part so you can keep stuff out of view and that is where they are hiding....bloody hell.
Thankfully we don't get mugged and the meal was nice with enough to take back for tomorrow.
At least the fridge works.
... some beautiful pictures. The sea lions were entertaining as the tide was just coming back in and the little ones kept getting swept off the lower edges of the rocks, then back up they’d crawl. A few figured out that they needed to go higher, but not all of them have mastered the skill.
We backtracked to Cannery Row in Monterey for lunch. We’ve not had much seafood yet, so decided that would be a good place to find some. ...
... the couple that Garry had been talking to earlier, stopped in their car and asked if we wanted a lift into Monterey. We happily accepted their offer and got chatting to John and Kelly. John being from Newcastle and Kelly from Brisbane, so we had a lot to chat about. By the time we got into Monterey, John and Kelly told us they were going to Cannery Row so we agreed to be dropped off there. When we got to Cannery Row, we had got on so well that Garry suggested that we ...
... Grapes of Wrath...must dig some of those out when I return, now that I will be able to picture the scenery. Salinas is also known for its labour disputes, due to the huge gap between the migratory, low paid manual labourers who pick the produce and the wealthy owners of the huge farms. The area's main crop is lettuce and you could see acres and acres - no, make that miles and miles of fields with the crops in varying stages of growth. It is a huge ...
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