La Playa Carmel
Travel Blogs from Carmel
We have checked out of our "peaches & cream" hotel in San Luis Obispo and headed north on highway one on the "Big Sur". We are so looking forward to this drive, hopefully it will live up to our expectations. The first part of the drive from Santa Barbara to San Luis Obispo was very, very nice, but the next stage is supposed to be spectacular. < …
After entering onto the Pacific Coast Highway at Cambria, we had one of the most beautiful rides that God has given men and women to experience. The beauty of the mountains on the one side and the ocean on the other is just beyond compare. Many pics follow.
Rhonda and I have decided to discontinue this trip up any further North and return home with only one additional significant stop on the way. We will stop by the National Corvette Museum in ...
... have not been able to see a lot of this stuff because it really is necessary to have a car. It is really hard to find public transport outside of San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose. Claire and I both love the beach and although we live in a place that doesn't have nice weather or beaches, it is very nice to have free flights and be just a two hour flight from home. We will definitely be coming down here yearly.
... more time to see the scuba diver. We drove along the 17-Mile Drive, a scenic road through Pebble Beach and Pacific Grove on the Monterey Peninsula. The drive was stunning much of which hugs the Pacific coastline and passes famous golf courses, mansions and scenic attractions, including the Lone Cypress, Bird Rock and the 5,300-acre Del Monte Forest of Monterey Cypress trees.
The drive serves as the main road through the gated community ...
... interesting! We had a lovely slow afternoon and Ish took us out to Monterey airport to collect our hire car. Then we all met up with Jeff for dinner, afterwards saying our farewell to the Kolschs for their fabulous hospitality. Talk about synchronicity, we ran into 'little' Jeff and Judith from Jeff's dinner party last night - the only other people we have met in Carmel! Then we followed Jeff back to his place for our final night before the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility