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... stand and then ice cream cones in every flavor possible - such an imagination. Wanda had to work late so she and Josh joined us at the Black Bear Diner for dinner. Another great day in Carmel.
Wednesday, Sept 18 - We did another trial run dropping Lilly off at school today and we got her there in plenty of time - Yeah! Josh came over after finishing up his classes for the day to work on our computer. ...
... thought a better sightseeing drive down to Big Sur. A fantastic coastal road for 26 miles taking in some pretty severe cliff faces and narrow stretches of highway.
We arrived for a late lunch at the private Big Sur campground and cabins. We all agreed that the site would def be in our top 3 of the 4 we have visited so far. Although close together we are under huge Redwood trees and by the river which we spent "tubing" down and swimming in during the afternoon. The kids biked ...
... were going to drop off an edge, I was hanging on to the door handle and the cup holder in the centre console and at times yelling (you're only supposed to be doing 25) at Martin for going too fast, it felt like a roller coaster.
Stopped for lunch at Nepenthe http://www.nepenthebigsur.com/ great food, great views and don't forget the gift shop. We saw a couple of woodpeckers while we were having lunch, even saw them pecking away.
... the tent and our bags for the first time. Josh made a campfire, and the 5 of us sat around the fire for a while before the kids went to bed and Josh and I got to hang out for a bit with a bottle of California red.
After breaking camp, we went for a hike to Pfeiffer Falls, grabbed a delicious breakfast at the general store and headed up the road to the Chrysler dealership. The guys had the car up for all of 5 minutes before they came ...
... probably get tired of looking at all the pics, but I LOVE SEA ANIMALS, so I took a bunch!
We finish up at the aquarium around 5:30 and walk through some shops, getting coffee and a Bear Claw.
We eat dinner at a local place, Sea Harvest restaurant, great food. Well, once again we decide to stay in Monterey for the night. We are super tired from all the walking. We try another motel in a prettier part of town, down by the water. Once ...
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