La Serena Inn
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We set off reluctantly from El Capitan Beach State Park, it was a great spot but we needed to get hookups (that dump tank doesn't empty itself) and I didn't want to have to many miles back to SF at the end of the week. On the road ahead there was a large chunk of non coast route to get through, I assumed it would be uninteresting and decided to crack through it in one day.
Uninteresting is an understatement. What a let down. Not only was ...
... as we dropped down into the countryside it became very green and oh-so-very British. Suddenly there were fields of paddocks and farms stretching as far as the eye could see. No more boulders or beaches but cows and horses and buttercups. Aaaah.
Onto Solvang: a famous tourist hot spot as it has retained it's original identity as a Danish settlement. It's kitsch, quaint and quite charming. We ate Danish fare at the Red Viking (smorgasbord thoroughly recommended if ...
... and Julia from different worlds became friends. The house and land got donated by Helen to the California State and named after her friend Julia.
Whenever people see a picture of Hwy 1 and a bridge then it’s the 1932 built Brixby Bridge… so as all other tourists do, we stop and take a picture and enjoy the great scenery.
... good surf at times.
Unfortunately taking the scenic route means it doubles your time and unfortunately we ran out of daylight and hit Morro Bay early evening. The first night we crashed with some good friends of James, Dillon and Jamie. Dillon is an aspiring musician (and also fellow surfer) and had just acquired a new guitar, so knocked out a couple of tunes before we all crashed.
... and stay somewhere in between San Fran and LA. We went to Dudley Perkins Harley Dealership in South San Francisco. It is the oldest dealership in US. It turns 100 next year. Dudley Snr was inducted into the Motorcycle Hall of Fame in 1998. In the 1910s to 1930s he was a top notch racer...he won a number of west coast races as well as the hill climb event at Capistrano hill in Santa Ana..the first to reach the top in 1920, again in 1921. The dealership is now run by ...