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This week I'm going through final preparations prior to our departure on Sunday, May 3rd. My son Ben and I will leave LAX Sunday afternoon for Lima, arriving around midnight. We will camp out in the airport lounge area, then fly to Cajamarca early Monday morning. We'll be in Cajamarca for two nights before leaving on a driving trip eastward through …
... wifi so we were able to have a quick call with Mel and Jon.
When we left the aquarium we walked around Cannery Row a bit. There were lots of references to Steinbeck. I think I will get the book from the library as I don't think I've read it yet.
We were about 5 Kms from the motorhome but there was an accident along the way so it took a LONG time to get back.
... breakfast at a gas station (probably not the wisest idea but whatever) and then heading back to San Francisco where had to drop off Alex and Tobi, leaving just me and Felicity to complete the last part of the trip.... From 7 down to 2! The last section was Redwood National Park. Again went up Highway 1 but the drive was pretty long (about another 8 hours), only stopping for coffee and toilet breaks. Picked up a couple of fairly trampy hitchers along the way but they were ...
... as some I don't ever remember.
Last drink at the hotel which by the way, we would recommend. The Vdara is great: customer service attentive (we had a clogged shower drain, and they were up and fixing it), nice suite room with frig, 2 burner stove, microwave, 2 large flat screens, sofa, etc., and spacious bathroom. DOWNSIDE: no casino and no real restaurant. Close to sister hotel, Aria, where there is a casino and restaurants.
... us, and the view of the sea and rocky cliff edges were breathtaking, we had to keep stopping which meant it took ages to arrive at Treebones for our stay in the yurt. We had really high expectations of this place and were hoping not to be disappointed, we weren't! We were chauffeured in a golf buggy to yurt 16, the furthest yurt from the main lodge overlooking the sea with the treehouse nearby. The fire was on and nicely warming for our arrival, ...
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