Travel Blogs from Pacific Grove
Today, we spent the morning with a hike in Point Lobos followed by a visit to the Carmel Mission and later in the day a drive along 17 Mile Drive.
Today we drove down the coast to Monterey. It's been more than 30 years since we lived here while I was stationed at nearby Fort Ord.
... as if sites fill fast or are already booked up. Today however we got the last spot. It is very pricey at $35 just to pitch a tent. We even have to pay for hot showers. As it was close we drove back to Mclay Falls for a superb sunset.
Today we had plans to relax on Pfeiffer Beach which we dud manage to do after having to que for 45min. It was 1 car our , 1 car in. We managed to find a nice spot to shelter from the Pacific wind and stayed till ...
... to Monterey traverses some of the most spectacular coastline in the world….usually. Today the coast was enshrouded with morning fog and we seemed to be driving just above it. There were occasional breaks to tantalize us with what could have been. The highway is tortuous in this area with hundreds of blind curves and a rather narrow width. Kept the nerves quite jittery.
Our campsite reservation for the night was in ...
... Because I had visited before, I knew where my Uncle's house was. I drove over and he welcomed me, offereing to carry in my lugage.
After a long 2 and a half hours of driving, I rested for the rest of the day, watching television and eating chips and brownies while my uncle was finishing his work as a school teacher for the week.