Residence Inn Salinas
Travel Blogs from Salinas
... a commercial crab pot line on the rudder. These are the same pots that have had us on edge the entire trip. It's not unusual for them to be abandoned. When this happens they can be out there so long the sealife growing on the line drags the float beneath the surface. Once below the surface they can't be seen. Luck and clean living has got to be the only reason we haven't snagged one.
As this sailboat slowly chugged ...
... Randolph Hearst released many exotic animals into the grounds of Hearst Castle which is now run & maintained by the state.
At the south end of the Big Sur we came across a beach filled with Elephant Seals, never seen anything like it before. There was a wildlife officer there explaining all about them it was fascinating. The Rook which covered about 6miles, was all adolescent males, who had swam from the Artic to molt (shed ...
... Scotsman into a sulky boy and he was no longer happy!
When we drove on a bit further down the coast we came to another view point which happened to be above the mist cloud and that was pretty cool to see. We eventually decided today was not a beach day so we would drive to the next State Park and try and set up camp for the night in hopes tomorrow would be our beach day. This however turned out to be trickier than we had thought as Saturday was the busiest day for ...
... in its too late to turn back. We hang out in the surf for a few minutes ... too bad I dont have my board as the waves are crashing good. We spot a seal hanging out with us in the foam ... see he knows the we are cool to hang with! haha.
There are some funny looks as we make our way back up to the hotel room... what? never seen two slightly cold canadians before?? Once changed we decide to grab a cab and head down to ...
... about the places we have been and the places we are heading. Good call, Noah.
The road wound through Big Sur, and so many other gorgeous places that I would love to go back to and spend some time. I need to think of careers for us which mean we can properly travel every year. It feels like the life for us. We love it.
Day turned to night in one heart beat. Once it was dark and there was no view to admire, the ...
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