La Playa Carmel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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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. < …
... them out! We also always walk down Fisherman's Wharf which seems to be mainly tourist shops with some eatery in between and the whale watching tours at the end. It is a still fun to walk down and check out the sea lions on their platform at the end.
Got up the next morning and decided to catch up on some of our journalling. Did make a stop along theway at the local Goodwill and then to ...
Our driving down the number 1 highway, we came across the towns of Monterey and Carmel. The actual town of Monterey didn't have too much to offer as we went to the information centre, but they did recommend the 17 Mile Drive, which connected the two towns together. This was $10 entry, but my word it was unbelievable, it was one of the nicest place I have been, it was like the perfect place for retirement. It was a ...
... etc. Everything was rather quiet - many stores did not open until 10 or later. Many art galleries abound.
Drove on the 17 mile drive - beautiful! Stopped at the lodge at Pebble Beach and had lunch at "The Bench". We all totally enjoyed this! The lunch was delicious - FIL had mac & cheese, Kelly had mussels, MIL and I had salads. The view of the course and the ocean was beautiful! Kelly told us stories of past tournaments ...
... in during this entire trip. My attempt to get my fill of fresh seafood as it is something lacking back at home. Anyway, I enjoy every morsel, every bite before the main arrives, Hawaiian Fish Soup (seafood in a coconut ginger lemongrass broth with udon noodles). Needless to say, my tastebuds were very pleased that night. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone visiting the area. It really has a lovely, chill vibe to it, very aloha in ...