The Bay View Hotel
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... and open mouth swim past us only metres away. We were on the left hand side dorsal fin and not many other people in our group had actually come this side so we had an exclusive view of this wonderful creature of the deep blue. We were swimming with an 8m male juvenile and his markings were distinctive white spots dotted uniformly along the length of its green body. Its tail was similar to that of a large aircraft effortlessly propelling it forward with its shape and design so ...
... Cruz on HWY 1 (Pacific Coast Hwy)
- were advised to skip the 17 mile drive... Not sure if this was a good idea as the internet photos look amazing.
Sights: China Beach, Santa Clara
Activities: walked ...
... a functioning lighthouse, guiding boats through the Golden Gate since 1870. - around 1500 inmates, including Al Capone and Robert 'Birdman' Stroud, served time during this period; they were all sent there because they were considered too dangerous for mainland penitentiaries - there are no confirmed successful escapes to the mainland. 3 men escaped but are presumed to have drowned in the bay, 1 man escaped but was found half-dead and clinging to a rock under ...
... even more incredible. We wound up and down the sides of woodland mountains right on the edge of the coast, with stunning views on every single turn. It is a seriously beautiful stretch of coastline and for sure the most scenic drive I think I have done. Bellies rumbling we pulled into an Inn which served some pretty tasty grub. We enquired into a room... at $170 a night it was a little out of our price range!
So back in the car we ...
... back on Hwy 1.
The early part of the drive continued the beautiful rolling hills we’d encountered yesterday leaving Buellton….lots of wine country and lots of cattle. About 40 miles into the drive we arrive at the Hearst Castle but decided not to partake of any official tours, deciding instead to simply admire it from afar by sitting at a neat little roadside restaurant that served some ...
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116 Aptos Beach Drive, Aptos | 2 star hotelfrom $168