Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay
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Stayed on the Monterey Peninsula all day. Went to the Coast Guard Pier to catch the
sunrise. According to the local fisherman they opened the gate very late. Gave the cute 19 year old CG engineer in training a little jazz about her lateness. The Government shutdown (going on at …
I started the day with a walk through town to the Santa Cruz pier. Just me and the surfers up at that hour.
Looks like Jim sleeping, I had to move on!
Started the 50 mile trip south to Monterey.
... bargain store for some essential buys!! Then a post office for stamps well a shop that sells stamps. We then had to vacate our hitching rail as the sherif was prowling. We then set off in a northerly way and found a lovely area where sea lions were gambolling around called Asilomar Beach. Then into the old centre of monterey wher they used to nothing but can fish till the ...
... sets us up for an inevitable ****** day. The funny thing is...I thought that today would be that first ****** day. The day started waiting for Enterprise Rent-a-Car, whose slogan is, "Pick Enterprise. We'll Pick You Up!"
And so I called them. Their driver called in sick and our phone number doesn't work and the long and short of it was, "take a cab and we'll pay you back". Not bad, but try snagging a cab in San Francisco's Chinatown ...
... sea Whales close into the shore line making it a perfect spot for Kayak Whale spotting, if you're feeling brave enough. We stopped off as a pod of whales dived for food and surfaced. The kayakers got a shock as one whale surfaced right under them - they managed to stay upright, just. We spent a while circling, enjoying the sight of these unfathomably big creatures.
We headed further out into the ocean in search of more Hump ...