Monte Verde Inn
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HOLA, SËC L'ELENA: Avui hem anat a l'aquari de Monterey i hem quedat impressionats de la qualitat de les exposicions i de com mostren els peixos i la vida marina . A mÚs, tot amb toc de sentit de l'humor que et fa estar atent. L'aquari estÓ ubicat en una antiga fÓbrica de sardines - PORTOLA, en honor a Gaspar de PortolÓ, explorador de Balaguer que ...
... a lovely day out with I, M and A who took us to the Carmel Valley for lunch, then a wine tasting. The day just flew and we went back to I&Ms for a drink. Then we headed back toJeff 's who had organised a dinner party - can that man cook! A special cut of beef plus wild salmon, with vegetarian options like green salad and a bean salad plus 3 sauce options - and home made garlic bread. We met Rob, 'little' Jeff and Judith. Loverly food, great conversation -a good ...
... by many little California Beach Squirrels scurrying around in the sand. Then, it was time to head back to Carmel, singing along with Rod Stewart and the Jersey Boys as we rolled down the highway. Nancy, our Carmel Chef, whipped up a few grilled cheese sandwiches which hit the spot with a little wine and after dinner drinks on the patio before retiring to bed about midnight. Another fabulous day of making memories in California!
... day so I pulled off the Interstate and grabbed a bite at a small burger joint in the seaside town of Aptos. I got my cheeseburger and strawberry shake 'to go'. Not takeaway, to go. Gotta use the right lingo. I headed to a road that ran along a cliff above the Seacliff State Beach.
The beach below looked beautiful with lots of people playing, sunbathing and swimming. I ate my lunch and spent the next half hour trying to work out how to ...
... have only lifted.
Then to the Elfin Nature Preserve, named because of the rare Pygmy oak trees therein (see the pic below with Ronnie sitting in the middle of them). A nice seaside walk through the preserve on an elevated boardwalk, then drive back to close to the campsite to the Marina for a short walk on a trail along the shoreline. By then, the weather had started to improve slightly, so we packed up ...
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed