Monterey Oceanside Inn
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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Clean and comfortable
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After some early morning complimentary coffee and reading in the library, we abandoned our mansion in the desert for the sea. We drove down the famous Cannery Row, no longer known for canning sardines or the antics of characters in a Steinbeck story, but full of tourist shops and restaurants. We parked the car and saddled up for the long wait …
... to make an example of how plastic is damaging our oceans and marine life. They made sure all of their talks and information boards reinforced the need to look after the ocean and make better choices.
Our favorite parts of the Aquarium were the Sea Otters and the Seven Gill Sharks. Never seen either before so this was well worth it. The Sea Otters were awesome and so funny. They would just lay on their backs with their food lying on their belly and swim ...
... s Salamanca, but on a smaller scale. We then headed to dinner at the Fish Hopper restaurant, which is based on the pier area of Cannery Row. Again, wow! We had a table by the window, overlooking the sea / harbour, where we watched the sun set, drinking delectable Californian wine (which I loved and I am not even a big wine drinker) and a scrumptious gourmet meal. What a beautiful evening, in a beautiful location. I savoured every minute of ...
... camped there.
Got back to the car and had ourselves a breakfast of cheese, fruit, and crackers while watching all
the people arriving to go hiking. There was one of the many bikers we saw along the Highway 1 having a bite to eat before going on a hike. Seems to be an awful grueling bike ride but guess if you like that sort of thing.............
... on the way to Monterrey and the big car convention that was the reason we were going there.
Carmel by the sea was a stop on the list of things to do and on arrival we were a bit shocked to find heaps of other people had the same idea. There was nowhere to park and the streets very narrow. Much to Russ's despair we left the quaint little seaside town and all its 6 and 8 cylinder temptation behind and made our way to ...