Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay
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... tonight. Was a little worried about our accommodation here, turns out its very good, big room, can even see the ocean from our room and walk a block to food, shops and ocean. Staying near Cannery Row, which i think was a John Steinbeck book or something like that? (lost without my internet) Very cute area. Boutiquey and touristy of course, but such a pretty spot all lit up at night. Good to hear these are getting through to y'all! ...
... half desert like, half forest - on your right.
A few times along the road we found vista points to stop in and take some photos of the scenery and spend some time appreciating the surroundings.
Our hotel here is so beautiful, it has it's our own living space, kitchen area and balcony so can not complain and we are right in the heart of Monterey.
After a short walk we realised how close we were to everything, in about a minutes walk and ...
... street you see in some San Francisco movies. We took pictures, then walked on down the street (emphasis on DOWN). By now, Dan had to go get the car and move it to a pay lot, but while he did that, I walked to the Boudin’s (sourdough bakers) museum and demonstration room. I learned a bit about baking sourdough!
Dan and I met up at Pier 39 and had lunch at the Crab House, fish and chips, very good! Now it was time to go to the Exploritorium, a ...
... you almost covered in fluourescent orange and lime green, all topped off with violent neon yellow. Scary, isn't it? At least you can see them coming and get out of the way, I suppose. Jette did not find a replacement cap, and I was not tempted by the neon vests or leggings, so it was home James. .... to find our hotel room door open. Now that is a first. And hopefully a last. That is the sort of quality or lack of quality, that I can do without. ...
... nearly $600 for the two nights. This is cheap for this time of the year and with the car thing on.
The "suite" consists of two old rooms connected by a door with a bathroom off the main bedroom.
Peter and I take the back room which has two separate beds and no air conditioner, power points that don't work and the Internet strength of a two day old baby.
I am starting to worry about bed bugs and dirty sheets and ...