Mount Vernon Inn
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... to San Diego"
And that's it. Four thousand and eight hundred miles (7725 km) in 116 days. 1653 of those miles (2660 km) in the US following the Pacific Coast Highway.
I'd like to say there is a huge sense of triumph, jubilation at arriving here but it's more like a quiet sense of satisfaction at a task completed.
When I set out, Vancouver was my anticipated destination but on reaching it I just wasn't ready to finish, physically and ...
... dress codes only’, looking at one another we shook our heads and thought ‘dam’. Paul asked if we could still go in and the doorman replied, yes, but no NBA vests, so I had to change into another top, luckily I packed one!!! The restaurant was very high class, tall walls and interesting art work going on, however, they did serve up some strong and very fancy cocktails. After knocking a few back we ...
... filling up on propane. The goal today was a visit to the Safari Park connected to San Diego Zoo. It encompasses over 200 acres and offers a variety of ways to view the animals from around the world. We chose the basic tram tour and were treated to herds of a variety of ungulates. The walking tour took us past cheetahs, lions, wart hogs, foxes, flamingos, gorillas and lots of hairless beach apes, which were almost as interesting to watch as the captive ...
... of scurvy. (History lesson for the day). There's no doubt that its a tourist destination, since its an area mainly comprised of shops and restaurants in a park-like setting along the waterfront. The shops are all independent retailers selling a variety of goods that aren't usually found elsewhere, and there are no chain restaurants on-site, all of which combine to give the area its own flavour. There's usually some sort of entertainment going on too. ...
... It's a really nice city and home to the US Navy, hence there are a lots of military around. Fran even took me to a place where only military can shop, and it's all tax free, including the supermarket. I must say the stature in which the US hold their armed forces is impressive, there is a great respect here for the military and benefits also. I' m sure it wasn't like this after Vietnam, but they have certainly made up for it. And let's face it the military is a huge industry in the ...