Carmel River Inn
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- Tennis Court
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Outdoor pool
- Swimming pool
- Concierge desk
- Multilingual staff
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... result was an unfathomable amount of stuff!! We also hit up Trader Joes for some picnic provisions, along with some extras for those back home (Fi and Jiggs you will have some "Grains'n'****" en route shortly).
Our first stop was the "crown jewel" of the California State Park system - Point Labos. Situated 10 minutes from Carmel along beautiful Highway 1 Point Labos is a very popular destination for nature lovers, scientists ...
... while to get the sand off, but it was worth it to see the kids having so much fun. Soon the road passes through the lands John Steinbeck described: lush farmlands that drew thousands of unemployed to California during the Depression. The land is still drawing people stuck in bad economic situations. Mostly Mexican migrants work these fruit fields now around Salinas now. Porta-potties on site here were hard fought for by the UFW in the 1970's. ...
Today was kind of a lazy day. We were planning to go to the aquarium but had a tee time booked for 2:00 this afternoon so we decided to stay in Monterey for another day so that we can really devote a good chunk of time to the aquarium.
We are camped at the city fairgrounds and on Mondays there is a flea market here. We woke up this morning to see a bunch of tables that were set up ...
... the restaurant. So, there are references to Hoboken and Sinatra. Cities are noted near the ceiling. Tried to take a photo, so you could see the city names: Sorrento, Napoli, Hoboken, and Avellino. One of the employees gave us a business-size card that showed a photo of Sinatra at his mother’s funeral. Danny Thomas is kissing him on the head to comfort him. There is a photo of that card and ...
The fire in Yosemite raged on. So Rachel and I found ourselves driving down the Pacific Coast towards Big Sur National Park. Home to spectacular views of redwood forests from high cliff faces as the mountain side rises abruptly from the sea, this park was recommended to me time and time again, and now I was to find out why.
The road trip started on Wednesday morning with Rachel behind the wheel and yours truly being chief navigator, pedestrian watcher ...