Ocean Echo Inn & Beach Cottages
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- Continental Breakfast
- Microwave in room
- Refrigerator in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Carmel is well known for one thing as far as I'm concerned Pebble Beach Golf Course. I didn't get to play her but admired the manicured grounds and watched a few groups as they teed off and finished on the 18th, she is everything I thought she'd be and more, a truly beautiful course. Off we drive again this time ...
... etc. I even managed time in a coffee shop to start my back log of blogs. Still catching up as sitting on a San Fran bus right now. I walked along the coast path to head to the aquarium. We were due to meet at 2pm but I was a little early. So what better to do than to head off for some wine tasting at a lovely tasting house in the district of cannery. Nice indeed. Being the only person trying this I got he full attention of staff and had a good chin ...
Our first stop on today's journey was Monterey which was only half an hour from Carmel. We could hear the seals as soon as we parked the van. There was a nice pier with the usual tatty gift shops that we walked along and des bought a bowl of clam chowder which everyone liked (even bella and myself). Morrow Bay was further up the coast and we heard elephant seals often hang out here so we thought ...
... heard of Pebble Beach and know it has hosted the Open, and that loads of celebrities live there. We had to pay $10 entrance to the road... described as one of the most scenic in the area. Fine. It stuck pretty well close to the coast, as we passed one golf course after another, interspersed with mansions and swishy hotels. There were deer on the tennis courts, and on the golf course; looking quite at home. But the real delight was out to sea, where every now and then ...
... absolutely chockers with very vocal sea lions had us in stitches.
The historic area of Monterey is nearby and Customs House dominates. Restored to its 1840's appearance, it displays an exotic selection of goods that traders brought to exchange for cowhides. Pacific House Museum next to this had great displays depicting California' s multi National history. There are many beautiful old Adobe buildings, a legacy of ...