Butterfly Grove Inn
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Woke up in our gorgeous little house at 1127 Ripple Avenue, Pacific Grove. Made the kids bacon, eggs and toast for breakfast. Headed out to Denice the Menace park where kids ran round for an hour enjoying the wobbly bridge, swings, climbing wall etc. Managed to resist temptation to head out on pedalos. Then headed over to Fisherman's Wharf for an …
... vegetables near Salinas, with Mexican workers picking or weeding. And at about 2.30 we came into Monterey, where we stopped at an Information Point Bureau at the end of Canary Row, made famous in John Steinbeck's novel. The helpful lady there found us a motel. Fortunately for us as rooms are scarce this week. The motel, at Lovers' Point Pacific Grove, was fine, quiet and near the ocean. We visited another I Point and after gleaning more information we ...
... good few beers and the whole evening was a great laugh.
On 30th Sep it was time to say our goodbyes and make our way to the airport to catch our flight to Melbourne and then onto Auckland. Saying goodbye to Trevor & Joc was actually emotional and I remember thinking how profound it was you could get close to people in such a short space of time and completely out of the blue. It was yet another reminder of how special our big trip was for putting yourself out there ...
... drive on (we didn't). Beautiful cottages with stunning gardens make way for sprawling mansions as you near the ocean. We stopped to walk a bit on Ocean Street (??) to do some window shopping. We found a few gifts and smelled some very expensive and tasty food wafting out of restaurants before hopping in the car for the short drive to Monterey. The only place we actually saw there was Cannery Row, which was a bit more touristy than I'd envisioned and had ...
... to many different units of the military. Fred even found one to General Green!
There is an interesting story about the Presidio that Joshua related to us. "On the 20th of November in 1818 Argentine privateer Hipolito Bouchard successfully raided the Presidio and claimed the city of Monterey for Argentina. That lasted about a week but it is said that the Ambassador of Argentina has come down from his office ...