Ocean Palms Motel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... her. After Big Sur she sulked for hours - didn't hear a peep out of her.
The elephant seals were fabulous to watch. Plus we chose a hidden car park so avoided the "tourists".
"The Northern Elephant Seal, Mirounga angustirostris, is an extraordinary marine mammal. It spends eight to ten months a year in the open ocean, diving 1000 to 5800 ...
... the animals that he brought there from around world. He commissioned this house to be built in 1919 and it took 28 years to complete, partially because the location is 5 miles straight up rocky terrain and partially because he kept re-designing. This ranch was self sustaining raising free range beef, vegetables & fruits. Of course the art, fine tapestries, gold inlays, 2 pools, movie theater, ...
... over huge sandy bays lapped by the sparkling Pacific Ocean.
We continued on into the Los Padres National Forrest and the scenery began to change. We passed through the redwoods surrounding Big Sur. You really feel the strong magnetism of the area with its abundance of natural, rugged beauty and rustic charm. Past the National Forrest the cliffs flattened out and the land changed to big open pastures dried to yellow and brown in the dry summer heat. We were back ...
... because he upgraded us to a slightly more respectable Kia Rio. It's no muscle car but at least we didn't look as gay as we could have done.
The drive itself was pretty nice. It's often rated as one of the best drives in the world and you can see why. The road hugs the coast of California moving from beaches to cliff tops, passing through well to do towns amd elephant ...
... a difficult quest as catching a DD and put so much time and effort into it, when it’s over you know the search for the next one will be different. I give all the credit to Jesus. I would like to thank jermey pratt and ryan thoni who both inspired me and gave me some pointers without holding my hand or telling me everything. I would also like to thank the west coast guys who helped too. Joe Everette, Mike Long, Butch Brown,Oliver Ngy and the master bait maker ...