Carmel Valley Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Adjoining Rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... nice!! If this was their first night together, what the rest of their time was like together, who knows. Waking up on our first morning in Cervantes the wind was whistling already and l was keen to play a round of golf in the afternoon, but decided to go for a coastal run to explore the area. Tara stayed in bed whilst I worked up a sweat and enjoyed a tough as nails 7 or 8km soft sand beach run. By the time I returned to the camper, the weather was closing in but Tara was adamant ...
... knew about a few of the rules and stopped Laurie from doing one thing that would keep her from going in the prison......wearing denim.
The denim thing is so that the people visiting don't wear anything that an inmate would normally wear, so you're not confused with them. No blue, no denim, no orange (like jumpsuit orange), no cameras, no phones, no weapons, knives, drugs, liquor, etc. We head into the visitor's building but ...
... Avenue to the beach. There were lots of art galleries and up-market shops eg Tyffany's! No tat here!! After we checked in we went on another mission to see the Mission at Carmel. This Basicilla is not quite so large and again is still in use and is much more ornate. Again a museum with lots of artefacts many more modern- if you can call the late 1800s modern! We then drove the scenic 17 mile drive round Pebble Beach and Del ...
... long, after a thoroughly enjoyable drive we arrived in the very charming Carmel-by-the-sea, of amongst other things Clint Eastwood mayoral fame. Driving down Route 1 was well worth it. It probably cost us 45minutes to hour over the quicker, freeway route. But the scenery was wonderful making driving more of a pleasure than a chore.
We took a quick stroll around the obviously affluent, but lovely streets of Carmel. The streets are lined with ...
... We saw some floating in the water – we thought at first that they were sea otters but Mike said they were sea lions.
There were two squirrels bolding approaching all the tourists at the lookout area for food. I don't think they were given anything but one of the squirrels had an elastic band around its neck. Fortunately it was loose and what’s more, the squirrel is not going to grow in size. Mike said that ...