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... end of patriotic celebration rolls around and everyone wants an ice cream with a cherry on top, and everyone wants it now: only bums go without (and that's their choice after all).
The seaside town of Monterey is many things, but to me it is only one: the town that hosted the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival. Captured on Pennebacker celluloid and forever etched into my idealistic brain as a centerpiece celebration of escape from the shackles of conformity, ...
... mind. I did underestimate the journey it would take to get there though, taking twenty minutes to drive 5 miles due to the steep incline. We travelled several thousand feet up to get to a worn out dirt road. Most of the journey up also had a steep incline on each side and the car was working HARD. But we made it to an absolutely breath taking camp ground with a view all the way down to the sea.
After setting up camp we decided to warm ...
... going strong and the vegetables looked so very nice but unfortunately we were shopped up and did not need anything!
Got to the Crown and Anchor and found a place at the bar and visited with a lady that had been to
Africa for awhile. Art was working and had a nice visit with him. Tony came over and told a few of
his jokes so a good time was had by all!
... and wrote them off around 10pm and put in a movie. Knock on the door around 11 and Jeff was at the door. His buddies in Santa Barbara cajoled him into more beer than he was planning and threw off their schedule. Kerry drove the hairpins in the dark, impressive!
Tuesday we went on a few hikes in Big Sur. Pretty amazing scenery! Had a ...
After settling the Scamp in, it was mid-afternoon with little time for hiking so we drove further up Highway 1 to Carmel by the Sea and Monterey. I had read a lot of Steinbeck in college, and though my memory is hazy on any details, I knew I wanted to see Cannery Row. First we drove around Carmel for a bit, which is a town straight out of a fairytale book. It surrounds Pebble Beach, which is located on 17-mile-drive, and which you have to pay ...