La Casa de Maria
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... we checked in our bags for the Amtrak train. We then waited on the station. I don't really know why but having seen the double decker train in many movies, I'd always wanted to ride this train. It was scheduled to be a 9 hour trip south to Santa Barbara where we would be staying for three nights. The train hooted in the distance as it approached the station, looking and sounding just like it did in those movies. It towered above us as we climbed ...
... beach. It was a lovely way to start the day. Me and Tom loved it so much we definitely want to do it again at home - not so sure about Rob. But he did enjoy it whilst he was doing it especially the views. After, our lesson we spent the rest of the day in discomfort as our bums were aching a lot.
We then had a bit of a drive to a place called Monterey. On our way we done the famous 17 mile drive through pebble beach. This drive included ...
... crab skeleton, lobsters, mighty urchins, six-sided starfish, lazy sea slugs, and others. The kelp forest was my favorite part by far. My brother and I actually pitched in some money so we could by a GoPro last winter. I took some really awesome pictures, I think! Check them out!
The ocean was a little cold, but it was refreshing. Very grateful to have gone to see such a wonderful place that not many people ever ...
... bad idea, never do that.
Tomorrow is my last day of work at the museum. Nooo! This whole experience went by too fast, way too fast. I feel like I grew up a lot these past two months. I have 3 complete days left here. On Saturday, Amy told me that she will bring me to In N' Out for lunch. Yummy! On Sunday, I am planning to go to the beach, to shop on State Street and to eat at Panera for the last time. This is going to be so sad, I don't want to leave these ...
... we got back in the car and drove down to the wharf. It is about $2 an hour to drive out onto and park on the wharf. It was a sunny and clear day, but there was a crisp breeze out on the water. Because the coastline in this part of the city is relatively flat, when you walk out to the end of the wharf and look out you only see blue ahead of you and in your peripheral vision. It is a very peaceful place to just sit out with a coffee ...
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