Howard Johnson Express Inn - San Mateo
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... early as Ed had never been before. And we were running out of food (no supermarkets on the Big Sur). And to be honest we needed a break from camping. The next day was all blue skies and brilliant sunshine again, so we were able to appreciate the beauty of the Big Sur experience. Still a bit of a scary drive but wow!! And wow again! Today the road was littered with little red sports cars zooming round with their tops down and we remembered we hadn't somehow driven to ...
... I'm expecting another cruise as a prize (I may be disappointed). We have received a luncheon invitation, this is for passengers going all round the world, (did you know that Circumnavigators do it all round) so this us a special lunch and as so many passengers are doing the whole trip there will be 3 separate lunches. I'm expecting something special with lots of wine, will let you know if I'm disappointed, the lunch isn't yet the invitation is just so that we are ...
... car idea and buggering but no, so wait we did. It finally got going but took ages to get to the end of the line with all the stops.
John-Henry of course was on the outside platform hanging onto the side like a dare devil. He got told off by the driver for leaning out too much as we were passing the cable car coming the other way!
Finally got to the end of the line and went down to catch the Metro line to Golden Gate park to visit ...
... us up. The great surprise was she had Tamlyn and Miles with her. We sure missed all of them. I think Miles has grown while we were away. They helped bring our luggage up to the apartment and off they went since Tamlyn and Miles had to go to their Dad's.
It's sure nice to be home. I'll have to call someone in to clean house since we had the apartment rented while we were gone. I'm just too tired to do it myself. I've been working on the journal ...
... valley floor as we kept stopping to wander, gawp and take pictures. (Also Annie was feeling a little sick. I think she had an attack of the bends.) We eventually arrived at Camp Curry which nestles on the valley floor at the point where civilisation ends and wilderness trails begin. It is quite a large camp with facility for camping but equipped with lots of either canvas sided or wooden built huts that sit a foot off the floor. We are in a wooden one and it feels like ...
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