Monterey Oceanside Inn
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- 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 see the multitude of life forms that reside under the water and in our beautiful reefs. We watched the feeding of the penguins & a presentation about the rescue of a baby sea lion which was very touching, the kids in the audience loved it. Since it was Saturday the area was alive with lots of young families with strollers, also teens to retired folks looking to be outside walking and enjoying the day.
... we are used to on the Great Ocean Road. We drove through agricultural land mainly, the environment dotted with wineries and vineyards and lots of lovely small towns. We passed regions such as Salinas and then approached Monterey. Sometimes, it's the places that you come across on the way to somewhere else, that surprise you the most. I did not have any pre conceived ideas about Monterey aside from the fact that it's 'John Steinbeck' country, so ...
... for us for the tour and he was - although he had the wrong name, we knew it was us.
We said our goodbyes to Mary and George and got on the mini van where there was another Aussie couple on board as well as a couple from Chicago. Next stop we picked up a French lady and her son and after that, another couple from the UK - all up 10 in the mini van.
Our driver and guide was Mike, from Best ...
... she attempted a ninety-degree turn to port behind us. She had a very difficult time negotiating the turn. It took several tries and as she struggled around and into the fairway we saw the problem. She was still dragging the crab pot line. Her turn around us swept the line under our boats. Bob, Dee Dee and Rick immediately saw the potential for our keels and rudders to get tangled as well. As we watched helplessly the line passed ...