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Up late for obvious reasons. Sarah stayed in bed whilst I went down for an average breakfast. This is such a pretty hotel - a typical French coaching inn with a lovely courtyard but not sure why it's called L'Auberge!!! I've got quite friendly with the bloke on reception by now and we are chatting about Carmel and it's illustrious celebrity …
Ordered breakfast in bed for the final time in SF Fairmont for 0700 in order to get an early start so we can take in as much as possible during the drive. Anyway that's the plan but as per usual circumstances conspire against us. Firstly I've gotta say that I will be most certainly doing a tripadvisor review of the Fairmont and the brilliant staff …
... much better. It was a bummer to lose an entire afternoon in bed, but the sun was shining and there was a wonderful breeze allowing for an excellent nap. Also, Husb got to stop at some more lookouts and even saw a guy playing the guitar with a rabbit on his head and one in his lap. So it wasn’t all that bad.
The next day, we went back to Andrew Molera for more as there were many trails we had to choose from. We went with the Creamery Meadow ...
... and travel recommendations, if you only stop in one place on the Big Sur, it can only be at the McWay Waterfall. The waterfall may be disappointing in its size, but the location is just breathtaking. The pictures, although good do not really show how stunningly beautiful the area is. Well worth stopping and stretching your legs here. It is just off the road, so only takes about 15 minutes to go and see.
Today, the sun is very, very hot and even ...
... Lots of twisty turns and steep drop offs. All I can say is I was glad not to be driving. We stopped a few times along the way to take some pictures. There was a stop where we could see the Elephant Seals sunning themselves on the beach. We also stopped at a vista overlooking the famous bridge (the name escapes me but you'll know it when you see it ;-) )
At this point we were about 4 hours into our trip and starting ...