InterContinental The Clement Monterey
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Today we woke up extra early to head to Monterey from Cambria, it was a long journey but it was even more scenic than the drive to Cambria. We first stopped at an elephant seal rookery where we saw lots of giant elephant seals in their natural habitat which was fascinating. We headed over cliffs and mountains all along the pacific coastal highway …
Our morning started with re-packing and checking out of the Omni - if I ever visit here again, I'm staying here again. Fantastic Hotel. We then did a trip to Saucilito. Saucilito is NE of the GG Bridge and is a gorgeous little area lined with good eats and shopping. So cute. We only had the morning free. Again I think a good full day here is worth …
... Flagged up as the love nest of Orson Welles and Rita Hayworth it could be interesting?
No. They bought it, but never even spent one night there. Talk about using someone's name!
It was voted off the agenda.
Pebble Beach however, was voted on; so we drove through Carmel by the Sea and then through Pebble Beach before finally reaching the Hotel in Monterey.
We had seen some wonderful sights: seals, sea otters, deer, elephant seals and, yes, whales!
... could picnic on the way. Then we headed for the coast road. We decided not to go to Hearst castle, but checked out Nitwit ridge instead. It's a mansion built from trash. We only saw it from the street as it wasn't open. Not very remarkable, but apparently quite a thing to see if it's open.
Next stop was to see the elephant seals living on the beach. Snorting and sparring, it was quite a spectacle.
The coast ...
... town that comes with the appropriate price tag. After a quick peruse of some of the chic art and fashion shops in the town, we found ourselves sipping Californian wine in small tasting shop - the Shale wine company. Delicious! We sampled a range of whites and reds and we were all surprised at how much we liked the lighter C******nays, typically being firm fans of NZ Sauvignon. The friendly chap running the place also told us all about their wine making process which ...