Big 6 Motel
Travel Blogs from Santa Cruz
... rollercoaster and the 1911 carousel… and we also learned here about the fashion of swimming suits from the early 1900s to now.
Pigeon Point Lighthouse
On our last part of the Hwy 1 – we stopped here, and luckily it only rained a tiny bit.
Once it was the tallest lighthouse in America, and it started to work in 1872 – and still today it is ...
Headed south from San Fran along highway one which is the coastal road. Intended to head for Monterey which wasn't too far as we had left the city late around 12pm. Stopped at Miramar Beach restaurant where from our table we watched the brown pelicans, huge seagulls and other birds bomb diving into the watch apparently catching squid. They had been doing this for a week or more which is most ...
After our troubles finding a town big enough for hanging out and actually having something to do, our hopes were not really high up for the next day... But oh how wrong we were. After a brief visit to Pigeon Point lighthouse and the first sighting of seal (sooooooo cuuuteeeeee!), we found ourselves in downtown Santa Cruz. And this town really has it all... The people are relaxed and friendly (the lady from the tourist info wanted to put ...
... 3ft off the ground, no problem. Out next task was to cross a short suspension bridge to our first zip line. Now the nerves kicked in. I managed to make it across the bridge to the tree and seriously considered turning back and waiting for Keith back at the car, but it was going to be a case of face your fear and do it anyway.
I clung to my safety lines and the tree as I watched others fly down the zip line in ...
... I know I should be.
Today and for the tomorrows that come, I strive for the isms- healthy egoism, pure, unadulterated altruism, and the necessary dose of hedonism.
I am not a traveler. I am not a writer. I am not a poet. I am simply a woman (a definition with which I feel comfortable) who travels, who writes, and who explores. I wish for nothing more and I wish for nothing less. I am nothing and I am everything. And so it goes.
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking