BEST WESTERN PLUS De Anza Inn
Travel Blogs from Monterey
We woke up in the morning in Monterey and drove further south towards Los Angeles. We stopped at Santa Barbara for a dinner and entered City of Angels in the evening as planned. We decided to lodge somewhere in Santa Monica. We drove around the city until we have found reasonably priced motel on Lincoln Boulevard in Venice just few miles south from …
... after vineyard on both sides of the road, with wine tasting cellars in them all.
Great journey up Highway 1 through the Big Sur area – spectacular views. Snapped a few shots of elephant seals and a few distant ones of Californian Sea Otters lying in the kelp fields. Early start tomorrow for whale watching – 7am at the wharf so no breakfast unless I can find somewhere open as I walk ...
... hour drive up the California Coast in beautiful 70+ and sunny weather. We arrived in Monterey around 1 PM where it was 75 degrees and no wind.
We walked the wharf area for a couple of hours and then took a break at one of the restaurants on the wharf that had an outside deck along the water. Cool drinks and a light snack were in order, so we ordered Calamari and an Antipasto Platter along ...
Today was kind of a lazy day. We were planning to go to the aquarium but had a tee time booked for 2:00 this afternoon so we decided to stay in Monterey for another day so that we can really devote a good chunk of time to the aquarium.
We are camped at the city fairgrounds and on Mondays there is a flea market here. We woke up this morning to see a bunch of tables that were set up ...
... money and bla bla bla", "I am so good look at me" and it brings back the fact that in Australia there is just so little of that.
The walk back delivers us an ice cream in a waffle cone and this proves to be the dessert of the whole trip ...I am always searching for ice creams in waffle cones every day...
Back to the Hotel for a sleep we go and Peter develops a headache and decides he wants to put me through more hell ....he ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking