Blue Sands Motel
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... place to relax. The people of LA use it of a weekend to get away from city life. Although it's hot at the beach the sea is freezing so not great for dipping in. Typical Matt and I, as we do at the start of every holiday, we didn't wear any sun cream so burnt within an hour. After lunch we had a walk around the shops and experienced some American Taffy, yummy but a little like eating tasty play dough. We then headed off to ...
... stopped for a coffee and small cake before returning to the car.
A short drive along the coast is a smaller beach called Ayrro Burro or Hendry`s beach.We spent a few hours here swimming and sunbathing. There were plenty of waves and it is quite shallow so the swimming is safe.
We set off back towards the hotel intending to pick up some sandwiches for a late lunch but take the wrong road and end up amongst a ...
... so we thought we would pop in, mainly to see how much a nose piercing was. The piercing studio was still closed so we checked out the tattoos for a bit then went upstairs so I could investigate what I was getting myself into. It so happens another girl was up there wanting to get her nose pierced so we asked all the necessary questions but I was still unsure so she went first. I watched as she got it done and she barely blinked an eyelid so I just bit the bullet and ...
... lots of turn offs and vista points) and let the cars pass and carried on. We made many stops along the way and our speed averaged between 20 -50 mph for the duration of the trip that got us to Morro Bay about 5:45. Our longest stop was at Nepenthe, a beautiful vantage point/restaurant/gift shop atop a cliff looking out over the Pacific. I had read that it was a "must" stop and others must have read the same as there were lots of people here. Luckily there was ...
... showed us the location on a map. This is when I realised our next problem.....this didn't look like the suite we had booked. It was too late to question and he was only a porter. We went to our room which confirmed it was wrong as it was a small room with two queen beds, and NO sofa!! So it was the floor for me that night. 2am, we were all knackered and without much to say we all tried to get some sleep. I would see the hotel in the morning about our ...