La Playa Carmel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Today marked day three of our honeymoon adventure! The valet at our hotel recommended almost everything we did today and it was incredible!
We started the morning at Point Lobos, about 10 minutes from our hotel. Point Lobos is a nature preserve with hiking trails along the water. Two weeks ago a whole brood of seal pups was born so …
We started Day Two with a run on Butterfly Beach, it was the perfect thing to kick start our day! After that we packed up and hit the road to Carmel.
While Google said it would take us four hours, it ended up taking us five. It worked out though because we ended up making some great pit stops, including a strawberry stand …
... and well worth a look bext time you're coming this way. Apparently some zebras left over from his private zoo still roam the ranch and can be seen on the coast road. By the time we ate lunch, got some souvenir pennies and partook of the Honeyhuts it was 2:30. Eventually we worked out how to get out of the carpark and we left, with me driving. I was far less stressed about the whole driving carry-on today. Just down the road we stopped at the elephant seal viewing area. ...
... magnifique! Go for a walk round the quaint town of Carmel which up until fairly recently had Clint Eastwood as it's mayor then back to the courtyard of our hotel for a bottle of Napa Valley CabSav.
Tonight we dined in the Aubergine which is the hotel's fine dining restaurant and had a fab multi-course meal including foie gras, Kobe beef, caviar, oysters, abalone special, Sonoma lamb, veggie Gazpacho, a 20-year old warm cheddar dish. In fact ...
Hello! sorry for the delay- we have officially been home for a while now. Life got a little crazy upon our return -a wedding - job interviews - house hunting etc. Combine a cup of crazy with procrastination...and here we are.
Today was a day of spectacularly beautiful coastline as we inch ever closer to home. First was a quick stop to marvel at the big rock in Morro bay. Yes it's just a big rock but there is something about it that I ...