Sandy Beach Inn
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... are staying, we want to test out the drinks-for-free-as-long-as-you're-gambl ing. Sure enough, if you put money into a machine, even if you just sit there, a waitress will bring you drinks (anything you like, including cocktails) and all you do is tip her. Cheapest drinks ever. We have 1 drink here and discover we are both **** at poker machines, not really understanding how they work.
We walk up to the strip and even though we are only 3 ...
... had lunch here by the waterfront and went to the other side of the bay for a walk where there were sea otters chilling in the bay and a beach. The walk was nice around the other side of the bay as it is so pretty and the surrounding landscape was awesome. We left here at about six to head on to San Simeon, once we arrived we showered and went out for dinner. We went to a grill place and ordered way too much food. We learn't that american ...
... driving on these very narrow and windy roads with Marie getting very agitated and constantly telling me to get over to the left. At one stage I ran over a big tree root that projected into the road so that made it worse. Eventually we emerged onto State street only a few blocks from our hotel. When I checked later on Google maps we had done about 20km of windy back roads parallel to the highway which was what we told the girl in ...
Set off quite late today from LA. Fell out with Liz before we had even left the garage. The car has a rear camera and sensors just like my own. As the sensors start to go off as I am reversing, she starts to shout and panic. I lose the place and reply with my own rant filled with expletives and finish off by telling her to shut up!!! She doesn't want to drive but cant keep her mouth shut!! This was not the only occasion. Example; she tells me ...
... and I came back at 9:00 PM. I have never walk that much before. I was so exhausted when I came home and I had a blister between my toes (I had the great idea to wear my flip-flops all day long.) However, I discovered a lot of things and it was a nice day.
On Tuesday, I am going to start working at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. I am really nervous but my host who ...
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