Red Roof Inn Monterey
Travel Blogs from Monterey
It is back in a hire car and out of San, Fran we head on big freeways some ten lanes wide with multiple storeys. Larry negotiates them with the ease of an experienced American driver and I am less nervous than from L.A. We marvel at the state of American roads, now knowing that Roosevelt implemented them following the traditions of …
We visited the Monterey Bay Aquarium today. We had hoped that it wouldn't be very busy but I guess schools must be closed all week for Thanksgiving as there were lots and lots of kids at the aquarium. It is an amazing place to visit. We got there about 10:45 and stayed until 4:00 and left feeling very tired. I am still fighting this chest cold (and apparently losing). We saw a huge ...
... do spot a sign saying "elephant seals", so we pull off into a car park which is fairly busy, as there is a pod of elephant seals lounging around on the nearby beach, with lots of tourists stopping to have a look. The smell is interesting! After we have stretched our legs a bit further, we climb back in the car and keep going.
The drive north is nice, albeit foggy. We stop occasionally to get photos of some nice scenery, or ...
... parking meters and a very friendly local puts in his own money to pay up the meter much to our protesting. He seems very happy to help us out.
To add insult to injury the thermos, so ******** with their contents, prove to be cold. So coffee and tea was a complete waste of energy and distress.
We wander down to the pier to check out the entertainment and all the places for lunch. On our way a man with a trolley full of trained ...
... more and more towards the entrance of Yosemite. I had been warned to make sure you have a full tank before you arrive. I had half a tank but at least I was on my way out. There was only 3 cars in front of me and suddenly they all started to break and indicate left.. Petrol under $4.95 a gallon! I pulled up behind them and watched as a family got out of the car and asked the young American driver in front if he knew what gas they need for there car. ...
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