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... cruising around in the swell as well as the usual rock covered in seals. We have seen quite a few of them throughout the trip.
We continued on the drive to the famous Bixby Bridge, well what we thought was that bridge but it was the Rocky Creek Bridge. Looked pretty similar and there were loads of people parked up and taking photos. Well half hour and 100 photos later we left and around the corner was the actual bridge we were ...
... comprehend the scale of their wealth.
After leaving the castle, we have to stop at the picnic spot across the road because there are a pod of whales frolicking about 100 metres offshore...what a delight. We are treated to a free and amazing spectacle which I have failed to capture on camera.
From here we travel south to Morro Bay where we enjoy a quick lunch and a look around. In the bay there are sea lions and they are ...
... get one when we get home!! Back to LA and traffic is awful, quick phone call home (love FaceTime!) we head to another camera store. This time they have what Shane wants (tripod), quick drive through Hollywood and back towards the airport to say goodbye to our Jeep!! We then headed to our hotel - Trylon Hotel. Cheap for the area but you get what you pay for basically. It was decent and only about a 5min walk to Hollywood Boulevard! It was a long day and sleep was needed!! ...
... over by palm trees. Had a very clean and colourful feeling; shops and restaurants leading up to yet another golden sand beach. By the time we arrived it was lunchtime and we stopped at a restaurant (Eladio's) where I had the most delicious tuna salad - a recipe I will recreate one day! We had a ride on a tiny electric shuttle bus to the harbour, for 50 cents, and wandered around the surf shops before making our way back to the car. We then drove up to our next destination, ...
... just hanging out with me today.
It was after nine by the time we got back to the truck for the trip home. Traffic was not bad on the way back, and we arrived home shortly before midnight. It did not take long for the entire family to be headed for bed, and I dropped off to sleep with wonderful images of a fantastic day dancing through my head.
I am living my retirement dream everyday. Life is good. ...