Holiday Inn San Diego North Miramar
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For those of you who are familiar with San Diego, you know it is nothing like Los Angeles. While they share similar climates and much of the western coastline, the people themselves are worlds apart. The spirit of San Diego's people is best embodied by the late and great Tony Gwynn, a star Padre who despite numerous offers from leading baseball clubs decided to remain loyal to his hometown. He passed away only two days into our trip.
We booked our lodging ...
... which is basically next to downtown. If I ever go back, that's where I'm going. AIRBNB all the way! The vibe is great and it's super easy to get around on the buses. Yes, there are buses in San Diego although when I asked some locals how to get to La Jolla (about 15 miles north) the idea of using anything other than a car brought a look of horror to their faces.
There's a wicked cafe/bar called Neighbourhood that ...
... and fall off, they just wilt and hang down. The latter tree looked liked they had skin as it kind of wrinkled around where the branches grew out from the trunk. Then I saw these bright glowing green succulent looking low lying plants in a patch with some having a bright orange or red streak. We did quite a bit of stretching and it felt great to get that exercise.
We met back up and headed to Torrey Pines State park, but ...
... River, near Phantom Ranch. It's interesting to note that the heavy, 2" steel cables are over 500 feet long and were carried to the bottom of the canyon on human shoulders. We crossed one at the bottom of the Bright Angel trail and the other on the way out, as we started up the steeper South Kaibab trail.
The Phantom Ranch has been sheltering Grand Canyon visitors for nearly 100 years. We were ...
... so much. They offer you am in room choice from their 'pillow bar' 2 x soft, 2 x hard. The *******es are pretty soft. Both puffy. I hate them both. Should have packed mine from home. Ok. So , I fell asleep while writing that bit. Shouldn't blog in the middle of the night! San Diego Zoo- slept through alarm ( remember, I was up at 4am ish) so was late for agreed group pick up time. No worries. Made our way to zoo via taxi- I really wish there was a bus stop outside cause ...
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