Petersen Village Inn
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Travelodge all the way for me now if they all have a bed like last nights, so huge and must have had some kind of pillow topping, it was wonderful. A first at breakfast too an automatic pancake machine! Start out at 9.15 as usual, no rain but the clouds look a little dark. Stopped at a Walmart to buy an iphone holder for the bike, it's been such a pain not being able to hear what she says when it's in my back pocket, didn't have any ...
I was invited to ride with Alpha Company today. This is the fastest of the 4 groups and I was at my limit from mile one. I will describe the typical Alpha rider...Navy Seal, Army Ranger, current or former Olympian team member (multiple Olympic teams), current professional bike racer, and or PhD female nutritionist with the skills to inflict significant physical pain on any available male!! ....notice my list does ...
... are very nice but the downtown is filled with tourists like us and people off the bus tours.
Bonna found some neat 'yoga slippers' in one of the trinket shops and after spending a LONG time trying on different ones, she bought a pair. I emphasize LONG time as when I tell you something later on in this post you are going to wonder if BOTH of us are now ready for the 'old folks home'.
Coming back to SM ...
... One through all of the California beach towns. San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, Dana Point, Laguna Beach, Long Beach, El Segundo, Manhattan Beach, Carpinteria and finally Santa Barbara. What, no Los Angeles? No, not this trip. Barb and I are avoiding most of the major metropolitan cities over the next few months, call it a “lifestyle“ choice.
After a quick cruise through Santa Barbara, with a stop ...
After a good nights sleep, we hit Highway 1 again and headed to Monterey and Carmel. Carmel is an expensive little town known for its high end shopping and as a romantic getaway for the stars - not that we saw any! We had a quick look around, grabbed some breakfast and hit the road again! Really need to find out who gives way to who on the road and can you really go through a red light if you are turning right??. At intersections, we basically wait until someone waves ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services