Monte Verde Inn
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... cells typically measured 9 feet by 5 feet and 7 feet high. The cells were primitive , with a bed, a desk, and a washbasin and toilet on the back wall. D-Block housed the worst inmates and five cells at the end of it were designated as "The Hole", where badly behaving prisoners would be sent for periods of punishment, in solitary confinement. We pop Dylan inside one of these cells for a photo - the ultimate time out - solitary confinement on Alcatraz.
... and enjoyed an outstanding dinner. Mary Jane had surprised us with a red velvet cake from Nothing Bundt Cakes and we brought it to the restaurant for dessert. The waitress brought it out with candles for our "60" celebration and after singing Happy Birthday to ourselves, everyone in the restaurant applauded. After a week of Mary Jane driving us around, she was allowed to partake in some cocktails and Jonelle got us home safe and sound for the unwelcome chore of packing.
... busy. We spent a few hours meandering along this route and eventually stopped for lunch at 'Roys' at The Spanish Bay Inn, just one of the luxury golf courses in the area. From there we headed on to Monterey and to Macy's, yet again, before turning to drive back along the 17 mile coastal track towards Carmel.
... take it in more but it was so busy it was hard to find a park. Another world from mine but nice to see. I had been looking forward to visiting Hearst Castle (famed by the Hearst family who were a publishing magnate). It took 28 years to build the castle of165 rooms and 127 acres of gardens, pools and walkways. He hosted royalty and the US rich and famous. Anyway after arriving there today we were greeted by thousands of people all wanting to do the same. I bought ...
... probably get tired of looking at all the pics, but I LOVE SEA ANIMALS, so I took a bunch!
We finish up at the aquarium around 5:30 and walk through some shops, getting coffee and a Bear Claw.
We eat dinner at a local place, Sea Harvest restaurant, great food. Well, once again we decide to stay in Monterey for the night. We are super tired from all the walking. We try another motel in a prettier part of town, down by the water. Once ...
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed