Quality Inn I-5 Near Camp Pendleton
Travel Blogs from Oceanside
... and learn more about all things Aussie. It actually shames me that I forgot his Mexican name. I have a lot of footage of our encounter that I urn to view soon. Well, as soon as I can access a computer. His sentiments were very touching. Far too kind. I have learnt a lot from him. And will endeavor to open my heart to strangers more.
He left, and I had the best most healthiest lunch I'd ate in weeks. Afterwards. I left ...
... little guy? Blake: (In Aussie accent) A big snotball! Lovely Waitress: (Looking a little confused) A Snapple? Us: (Laughing hysterically) Waitress: What did he say? Us: You really don't want to know. He'll have an apple juice, thanks. Poor waitress... Anyway Auntie Rach and Uncle Robert enjoyed the snotball experience and Blake enjoyed his piggyback home with Uncle Robert, his favourite snotball of all. (Note: we were too busy laughing at snotballs to ask about favourite things ...
... a game. We had a fun time playing Family Business, a crime family card game. Mike told us he was heading to 7-Eleven to get a Slurpee before going home, and we let him in on a little secret: we had never had a Slurpee before. He was appalled and confidently insisted "We're going!" We walked to the corner, Mike treated us to a Slurpee, and our lives will never be the same. Thanks for introducing us to a world of wonder, Mike.
We stayed in Oceanside the next ...
... of all the cars Art found. Beautiful coastline and beautiful weather, around 73 degrees. This is a awesome drive, going through towns like Huntington Beach and Laguna Beach to arrive in Encinitas. We were in bumper to bumper travel for 2 hours on the 5 (they do not say I-5 out here, but "THE" 5.) Finally we arrive at the car lot to checkout the car.
Well, long story short, we buy ...
... on a hunt for the Heritage Park and a Mission.
The park is to be a resting stop but once located we discover it is;
A) very small
B) is full of heritage buildings
C) is closed!
However as we are stood outside a friendly council gardener/workman opens the gate and lets us in, so we wander around the small park looking at the buildings and make use of the toilet facilities. We have also found some sunshine ... at long last ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center