Ocean Echo Inn & Beach Cottages
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... really looking forward to that one) full of old planes, cars, bombs, rockets and memorabilia. After lunch( which was large enough to feed a small nation - and it was just a sandwich ) Julia suggested a more scenic route to Carmel by the Sea - more direct were the words I think I heard. It looks straight on the map she says!!!!! So we turned of at Greenfield along the Carmel Valley Road. 2.5 hours later after 4375 curves and switchbacks we arrived at ...
... pier with 2 old concrete ships from WWII times… now don’t we have lots of those in Powel River??
So after checking in, it was warm enough for a warm afternoon at the beach… and I never get tired to watch the waves and listen to them. So maybe this is the last time we are sitting at the beach??
Santa Cruz Wharf: With the bikes we ...
... up for a 2-1/2 hour Groupon tour of Cannery Row. Would highly recommend Tim Thomas and the tour. Tim is a local historian who researched the Monterey Peninsula and Monterey Bay. His tour was so very interesting. We learned so much about Cannery Row and the Monterey fishing industry, like:
- Monterey is the location of the largest volume of U.S. commercial fishing for any single fish, the sardine.
- Sardines never ...
Oh my gosh...I remembered that I had to schlep my stuff into the camp site, but I didn't realize the camp site I chose was so far away from the parking places. Urgh, took me 7 or 8 trips to get everything to the camp site. Setting up was easy once I got it all there. Because I still did not quite have the most efficient packing done yet, I had to bring bins down where ...
... into the ranger station to chat about the best places to hike in the area and picked up a map. Next off to Pfeiffer Big Sur state park to walk the trails, Pfeiffer falls, Valley View Trail and Buzzard's Roost, nice way to spend the late afternoon, approx 9miles and 3 hours later onwards to Carmel resort inn, how best to describe it, quaint......18th century in the 20th ...
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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