BEST WESTERN De Anza Inn
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Free parking
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... Carmel. This is a private gated community and non-residents have to pay a toll to get in. As you can imagine it is filled with nothing but huge beautiful houses, all manicured to perfection, nestled around the coastline, on the green hills and in-between the many world-class golf courses in the community.
The 17-Mile Drive takes you in a loop around coastline and inland points of interest. It was a bit overcast this morning so we stayed inland for the beginning ...
... But lucky for us it wasn't too packed. We wanted to do an Alcatraz tour, but they were sold out. We took some photos of the rock, and headed around to see the sea lions! They were super loud and smelt real bad but fun to watch (2 were fighting and knocking each other into the water) Left the seals and just decided to walk around Pier 39, tourist shops galore! We were stopped by a guy who was trying to take a ...
... I've seen enough aquariums now!
Walked back to the hotel down Cannery Way - used to be all canneries, but has now become upmarket eating etc.
Fish & Chip dinner near the wharf - sea lions jostling for position, some even jumping onto small boats in the area.
... done very grudgingly- happy to move on.
The Big Sur starts below Monterey and ends at San Simeon. It was a dull dull day with mist and haze. Some really lovely bits but found ourselves thinking that Cornwall had more to offer - especially our Rame Peninsula (summer holidays every year for 9 years and lots of visits in between. We did think it was really lovely and the light was like St Ives- just had it built up to ...
... the chilling sea air directed us back into the warmth of our car.
Driving further along, we continued our journey along the magnificent scenic route. Amidst mountains and mist lay cliffs towering over brilliantly two-toned seas, their pearly white waves crashing rhythmically upon the shore. My descriptions do not do the scenery justice, so I will allow the pictures below to do the rest. Along the route were many ancient arch ...