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Today was spent exploring Monterey with Syd's gran. We started by having a big breakfast on Cannery Row (Syd and Celia had waffles and strawberries and Jasmine had eggs benedict.) After breakfast we went to Fisherman's Wharf for a bit of shopping and to take in the beautiful views. Then ...
Wow, is it the end of the day already? we've packed so much in and are both shattered, but had another excellent day. First thing we packed our cases before heading out to our favourite breakfast place. Wow! This morning we opted for the same thing, we had 'meatlovers omelette' and went for the healthy bowl of fruit instead of the hash brown....just to try and make ourselves feel better really! We then, on Richards persuasion, walked to Lombard street, ...
... and many others. In the Deep Reef we saw eels and Octopus, along with other fish and animals that live on reefs. There was a section on rock pools and in one tank floating magnifying lenses allowed you to have a really close look at the sea anemones and fish. You could also touch creatures such as star fish and bat rays in the shallow touch pool. The aquarium gets all its water from Monterey Bay which it uses for fish that need ...
... sure that was a complete balls-up as they usually rent their luxury class cars out for $250+ per day.
I left San Francisco feeling pretty smug, stylin' and profilin'. I was however driving like a nana to start with as I got used to the car and also because there was boat-loads of traffic for most of my trip out of the city.
After about half an hour I noticed it was getting bloody hot in the car even though I had both windows ...
... one more time before leaving California. The park was pretty empty so we had our pick of sites. The park is known for being the southernmost point where redwoods grow in California and sure enough, we got to pitch our tent right beneath a family of them.
So far we’ve seen two banana slugs right by our tent, and we plan to make beef fajitas over the campfire. Sooo much better than hotdogs and canned ravioli.
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking