Residence Inn Salinas
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... a lot of time organizing and packing because we are going to stay at Josh and Wanda's while they are gone, and then we leave to fly back home. The RV is getting an oil change and the brake sensor fixed, so we won't have access to it for a while, so we tried to think of everything we needed.
Wednesday's are Lilly's busiest day with Aikido (like Karate) at 3:00 and then soccer practice at 5:00. She ...
... campsite and we had
BBQ ribs for dinner. The best dinner so far ....I cooked it .
I am writing this sitting outside with ruby in our bed and Nikki in the front at the top in Ruby's bed...last attempt for Nikki to get some sleep before we resort to booking her into a hotel
Life is good on the road but sleep is difficult to come by if you are a light sleeper....all the children sleeping really well.
Up early for the 5 hour drive to Yosemite tomorrow.
... Just after Nepenthe we pulled into one of the little parking areas as we had seen a large bird. It was a pair of Condors just playing with the updrafts in the air. They were just magnificent to watch and such a privilege. At one time there were only 22 birds left the Americans have done a great conservation rescue with these fine creatures.
Our next unusual find was a Zebra in with a field of cows. Apparently the late media ...
... told us they had some good news and some bad news. (Still not sure really what the good news was…) Turns out the steering had been REPLACED on our 'new' old car at about 12,000 miles - just about 30 miles before we bought the car - and the shop that did the work did not finish mounting the steering on the underside of the car. So, yes, in fact, the steering was loose and unresponsive because it wasn't fully attached to the carriage of ...
... find that the motel has no air conditioning or coffee in lobby. A quick trip to the store gets my half and half (now I am happy).
You may notice we stay at a lot of Choice Hotels. We are Choice members and get a lof of free nights, so we stay in Choice Hotels a lot! We are paying for some nights and using our points for others.
Tomorrow we will hopefully make it to San Francisco, the last place we will explore before heading east.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
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