Days Inn San Simeon
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After the little run in with the police the night before, we headed out of town, and carried on down the Pacific Coast Highway. Our drive took us all down the coast, which was beautiful but after a few hours, quite repetitive, especially with all the cloud cover. Regardless we carried on and drove through Big Sur which very nice, and we stopped off to see a small waterfall which fell directly ...
... as they were the most fun to watch. After our fill of elephant seals, it was on to Moonstone Beach for some beachcombing. Erik had never heard the word "beachcombing" before, much to my amusement. We found some neat stones and shells, but no huge moonstones. The beach was really gorgeous with huge rock formations all along the beach and sticking out from the ocean. We headed back to the Scamp for some delicious breakfast tacos, attempting to make a dent ...
... the antiques and art works. I won't say too much about the history, as I've done that on my previous USA blog; but it is testament to the place that I returned for a third tour!
After the Castle we had a late dinner at the restaurant adjacent to our hotel - complete with discount - and chatted a bit before hitting the sack.
In the morning we got up, packed up and hit the road North along the coast for about 5 miles, ...
... his love of art while travelling Europe with his mother. When he inherited the land in his 50's, after his parents passed away, he could finally build his dream house. Similarly, to Winchester House, parts of it were never finished. After our tour with a really fun guide, we had a look around the grounds, which again were filled with statues, fountains and a large indoor and outdoor pool. We returned to the ...
... there's a colony of 15,000 elephant seals. They laze around on the beaches, grunt, fight and flap sand upon each other. The main viewing area is fenced off to keep these huge mammals from crossing the highway and to keep visitors safe. One chomp and they’d sever a leg.
After driving for nearly 200 miles along a rugged, beautiful coastline, we entered a ...
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