Travel Blogs from Carmel
When we woke up this morning in Selma the weatherman said it was going to reach 107F today so we had our breakfast, packed up and headed out early before the sun was too high.
We drove through just about every kind of fruit and vegetable crop you could imagine, peach, nectarine, tomato, garlic, etc. We stopped at a roadside stand to purchase …
... side of the card that describes the situation, if you are inclined to read it. We also had tiramisu, and ate it before we remembered to take a photo!!!
Last night, we had dinner at my cousin’s house. If you want a recipe for a wonderful short rib recipe, let me know. Got Sayo’s recipe… although her son swears that she leaves out an ingredient when she gave it to him!
... 4th July weekend meant that Carmel was crawling with both cars and people. Carmel is a very quaint small seaside village with several blocks radiating off the main street, Ocean Ave. Ocean Ave runs up a gentle gradient and lies perpendicular to the beach. We would have described the day as overcast but we were advised later by some folk with local knowledge that it was indeed sunny and that the grey was simply due to ...
... succulent calamari, fresh shrimp, and clam chowder in a sourdough bread bowl. Did I mention COLD beer? Afterwards a trip to a candy store where the 50 flavors of salt water taffy were stored in 55 gallon wooden barrels---if not heaven then ALMOST there.
Headed back to camp and Mr. Aragon in late afternoon and saw a 18 mile traffic back-up but FORTUNATELY it was in the south bound lane of 101 NOT in our north bound lane. Dodged ...
... the homeless seemed to hang out during the day. The beach at Monterey is unlike other Californian beaches, but nonetheless it was nice to sit out and get some sun and watch all the people pass by. As we sat on the beach we could see a group of seals swim around the bay, as they leapt over and under back into the water rounding up the fish as the pelicans hovering above them dive bombed those fish they were corralling. Such a great sight to see. After an hour or two drinking in ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed