Howard Johnson Marina at Monterey Bay
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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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 …
... mountain ranges, we saw miles of long, parallel rows of vegetables growing in black, fertile soil. The pickers were out in the rain, and the truckers were busy entering and exiting the shipping areas getting the produce to market. This is the most fertile and beautiful farm country we have encountered on our trip. I will appreciate the food I eat a little more after observing the agricultural areas we have driven through. The Steinbeck Center was ...
... we liked, and I posed on Britney Spears’ star, and Evie snapped a shot with Marilyn Monroe’s wax replica. Hollywood was everything you can imagine: fabulous, outrageous, and tourist-central. Lots of street performers lined the streets. We saw everything from Michael Jackson look-a-likes to Superman.
We left Hollywood for Los Angeles and had lunch at a place called Genwa. It was a Korean barbeque place most similar to ...
... however Ben had made a minor error... he had misplaced his fire starting equipment. So the fire had to be started by using the car cigarette lighter, which we assumed would not be tricky. It must have taken well over an hour. The tactic was to pick up dry grasses, stick them in the cigarette lighter, then as they start to smoulder blow on them and as the smoke built up continue blowing until they caught. However this is easier said than ...
... bigger than a mouse house.
Still, Mike and I were inspired by what we saw and we are making plans for future developments at the Nielsen Estate.
After leaving the castle, we took a wrong turn and began a hideous journey on a long and winding, narrow road to Carmel and Monterrey. It was not designed for a 30 foot RV and was not the best route to take. Arrived in Marina late, had dinner at Denny's and then checked in to a closed motor camp.