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... sat outside in the sun.
We are getting ready to go get dinner at Grasings followed by a nightcap at Hog's Breath, which is a bar owned by Clint Eastwood. Tomorrow we are going to the Monterey Aquarium and heading to Yosemite!
Although inseparable to this moment we decided to do different things for the morning and early afternoon. I embarked on the historic walk of the town whilst bush whale watched. I felt my experience the day before was going to be hard to top. Following a trusted town map I literally followed the yellow brick road. I snaked around looking at old buildings, the wharf (where more seals were perched on anything that floated), the old jail, Robert Louis ...
Our driving down the number 1 highway, we came across the towns of Monterey and Carmel. The actual town of Monterey didn't have too much to offer as we went to the information centre, but they did recommend the 17 Mile Drive, which connected the two towns together. This was $10 entry, but my word it was unbelievable, it was one of the nicest place I have been, it was like the perfect place for retirement. It was a ...
... there is not much room to push that higher - especially not in a truck-sized car. On a couple of occasions we are driving less than 2 feet from the drop down into the ocean with only a warning size to help out. This is definetely not for the faint hearted ones, and it's clear why some people actually opt for driving south to north just ...
... etc. Everything was rather quiet - many stores did not open until 10 or later. Many art galleries abound.
Drove on the 17 mile drive - beautiful! Stopped at the lodge at Pebble Beach and had lunch at "The Bench". We all totally enjoyed this! The lunch was delicious - FIL had mac & cheese, Kelly had mussels, MIL and I had salads. The view of the course and the ocean was beautiful! Kelly told us stories of past tournaments ...