Ala Mar Motel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... on Venice Beach, warm and sunny, beautiful blue sea, surfers out, ate crab burgers for late breakfast. Walked on Venice pier. Saw Santa Monica pier in the sunshine. Stunning views of Pacific on Coast road, saw dolphins swimming by, and the coca cola lorry depot, so those lorries on the Christmas ad really exist.
Tomorrow we drive ...
... shaky and upset....
Back to finish off laundry marathon and a two hour swim in the pool for James and Ruth.
We were sick of the car and so walked out from the hotel to find food. Also needed CROCS for Ruth as she had now got a 10p size hole in her CROCS and had been finding the pavaments a bit warm underfoot. Found the San Fran CROC emporium and got funky new CROCS all round.
Had a celebratory ...
Day 10 - We left Anaheim en route to Santa Barbara (Carpinteria) and had to make the requisite tourist visits to Hollywood and the Santa Monica Pier. Both had their share of weirdness with Hollywood taking the cake. Here's an example: besides walking down Hollywood Boulevard and seeing an assortment of odd clothes, tattoos and body piercings we went to Starbucks for coffee and bathrooms. It was busy and crowded. With Mathew mostly ...
... a pull off just outside of Big Sur. It was a gorgeous beach, but the water was freezing. We also saw a whale (see video). Oh yeah, and we saw a woman eating seaweed...
We decided to camp in Veterans Memorial State Park in Monterey, CA, to give us a short drive to San Francisco in the morning. Sounds of the campground included a continually howling dog or coyote...
Mood of the Day: Sad to leave SB, but looking forward to seeing Chuckles in San ...
... amazed! Lily* and I walked down the street about 50 feet later and saw another sign being held. This one read “Old, Ugly, and Homeless.” We started coming up with funny ways to help the homeless people based on their signs.
Lily*: “Well what would we do for him?”
Me: “We could just stand in front of him and compliment him!”
Lily*: “Or just go buy a sharpie and change his sign to something nicer about ...