La Playa Carmel
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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. < …
... this… Azure blue skies above, Aqua-Teal ocean to my left, Rusty Brown or Deep Forest Green to my right as I drove in my little rental Fiat north to my next destination.
Along the way I pulled over at various stops to just stretch and take in the view. Often times, the ocean was a few hundred feet below, pounding at the earth, producing the fantastic sound that only oceans can create.
There are a couple of notable ...
... the restaurant. So, there are references to Hoboken and Sinatra. Cities are noted near the ceiling. Tried to take a photo, so you could see the city names: Sorrento, Napoli, Hoboken, and Avellino. One of the employees gave us a business-size card that showed a photo of Sinatra at his mother’s funeral. Danny Thomas is kissing him on the head to comfort him. There is a photo of that card and ...
... and went over to the bus stop to catch the first bus over to the Nevada Falls- stop 16 on the map.First bus runs at 9.00am. It was 8.50am. A couple of young American girls wondered over and asked what time the bus was.we said 9.00am.she asked how long we had been waiting. Didn't really understand the question as it was only 8.50am and it wasn't even due yet. They sulked off to the back of the queue. The bus took about 15 mins to take us through to ...
... jacket since leaving Napa! The San Andreas fault has certainly carved out a spectacular landscape along this coast....that's for sure. We did find some amazing Elephant Seal colonies along the way that were enjoying the beach and weather though!
We made it to Hearst Castle by ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility