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- Continental Breakfast
- Microwave in room
- Swimming pool
- High-speed internet in room (free)
- Non-smoking hotel
- High-speed internet in room
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... is undergoing a serious drought and we witness the lamentable results of dried out hillsides as well as lakes and reservoirs way below normal levels.
We drop off our things at the Rose Garden Motel, and head on straight to Hearst Castle.
Hearst Castle is probably one of the closest things we have here in the USA resembling a royal ...
... down here and medical marijuana shops trying to get us to get a permit so we can buy weed legally. Checked out the skate park. Walking back to the car we met a guy offering rides on his specially converted push bike with seats on the back. He started at $40 for a ride down to the pier, after a couple of minutes he was down to $15, looking disinterested we managed to get the poor guy down to ...
... lighthouse - on Point Sur but sadly all the area was a naval base and although it looked like it wasn't being used you couldn't get to the headland and the light.
The road swings inland and passes through the strung out tourist village of Big Sur, before returning to the coast again.
Finally the sheer drops into the sea make way for a more gentle rolling countryside along the sea boundary, the more rugged hills pushing inland. Stopped ...
... to see stuff we will never get to see again. The 3 that stand out was "jellyfish", "wild duck cluster", "7 sisters". He showed us where the northern cross was in 3 stars triangle. Pointed out the Goat and Capricorn. We were up there a couple of hours looking thru scopes. Guess they come out here once a month to use that mound. Really cool!
10/9/13....Moving day! Going to go up further north and see the ...
... Bay. We've picked an absolutely beautiful park to stay, just seconds from the ocean and a short walk into town, where you have all the seafood restaurants and souvenir shops you could want. We spied otters and seals and plenty of seagulls on our stroll and took some long exposure shots of the bay at dusk on our way back.
Tomorrow we are going to try and clear some distance and hit up Big Sur via Hearst Castle.