Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey Bay
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Cannery Lane has changed since the days of Seinbecks' book called Cannery Lane. His friend Ed Ricketts, a marine biologist, collected marine samples for a living. Their joint book about a collecting expedition to the Gulf of California in 1940, was part travelogue and part natural history. Warnings of overfishing were disregarded by the fishing …
... decision ever because the next morning when I went to put my jeans on, I realized that they were Evie’s. Best. Morning. Ever.
We had continental breakfast. Again. While we love the free breakfast, there are only so many waffles, danishes, and bagels we can eat. Luckily, we had some cool lunch plans later in the day.
We first headed to Hollywood, and on the way, we saw huge palm trees. They were so tall and bent that they ...
... sea lion playing in the waves.
One of the fun things we found in Monterey was a great park designed by the creator of Dennis the Menance. It had a suspension bridge, tons of fun slides & a climbing wall. We worked off our seafood dinner on Steven's birthday playing @ the park.
Our latest installment of interesting things which only happen on the road - ...
... Hall, Lounge, Dining Room, Billiard Room and Movie Theatre.
Each room was spectacular. He had purchased carved panels from Italy for the ceilings and tapestries for the walls. He had a lot of Catholic Church items even though he professed to being Christian only. The rooms were filled with sculptures, paintings and very expensive artifacts. He spent $9 million on the project. So much so, that he had to sell some art works during the depression as ...
... so we went instead to the Bubba seafood one that was there. The wait staff were so friendly and the food was divine. We sat outside and shared an entree and main. We had crab stuffed mushrooms and crab stuffed prawns in a creamy lemon sauce with rice. Mmmm
After lunch Vince drove us around Monteray for awhile and made a few more stops. The Sea Otters all live around that area and one time Pete spotted one near the shore having a play and ...