Carmel Valley Lodge
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- Adjoining Rooms
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... carry, so we went in and, of course, came out with some snacks.
Our next stop was the AT&T store. Mike wanted to buy me an early birthday present....the new iphone 6s. I didn't think I'd like the bigger phone (I was using the Iphone 5), but I love it. It's so much easier to read things online.
Once we finally got all my pictures and contact, etc. transferred over, ...
... see all shapes and sizes. Mike and I were walking down here a few visits ago and saw a really big and very wet Great Dane( would you say great, Great Dane?) being towelled off my his owner and minutes later saw the Great Dane sitting upright on the passenger seat of a BMW with his head sticking out the sunroof and well above the roof of the car. A great visual and one we still chuckle over. The town is returning back to normal and I'm sure that's a big sigh of relief for all ...
... and then went to search for the John Steinbeck Museum in Salinas. We wanted to see the original camper van in which John Steinbeck toured America as research for "Travels With Charlie." The museum was especially interesting offered new insights about John Steinbeck. He had won the Pulitzer Prize for his writing of Grapes of Wrath but when he was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1962 for ...
... suburb', that they successfully petitioned the Californian government to have the road closed off (entry gates at both ends), and people charged $10 per car to drive through in a bid to cut down numbers. We drove it anyway as we figured $5 each was probably worth it. At the entry gate, the security staff take your money and issue you with a map of the road and the 14 points of major interest along the way. It certainly is a spectacular coastline. On ...
... stop to play in the surf, collect sand dollars, watch a breathtaking sunset on the left coast, and successfully navigate a 250 mile round trip venture into uncharted territory. We didn't kill each other, or the kids, and chalked up another amazing day; day 16 of 315 total.
The reality of all of this, it would seem, is that getting there is more than half the fun!!!