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We stopped in Hollister to visit Mike Sullivan’s sister Sue, and Arron. What a great visit we had. They took us to Carmel where we got our first
view of the Pacific Ocean and I got to walk along the beach and get my feet
wet. The water is almost as cold as it
is along the Maine coast. I had expected
it to be a little …
... her walking boot.
Old Fisherman's' Wharf is much like Navy Pier or Pier 39 in San Francisco, except that it appears to be more authentic. No chain store or "Bubba Gump's Shrimp", just restaurants, crepes, and old time tchotchke. Katie and I ate at Gilbert's, which we would rate as "just ok", but that was all right for us. I had the grilled fish sandwich, Katie the seafood skewers. It was the quiet time of the day, about ...
Today we headed down the stunning Pacific Coast via a stop at Morro Beach & the Big Sur. Morro Beach is well known for its big rock, apparently the third largest rock in the world! It is also a fishing port & very nice beach. The Big Sur road is narrow & winds along a sea cliff, reminding us in parts of NZ. Our stop for ...
... directions and YES, it did taste like pizza…but the best was the garlic butter! We were ready to buy jars of it, but unfortunately they were out of it. He told us they could ship to AZ, so we took down the information for future reference.
The next wine was a sweet dessert wine, Apribella, an apricot and peach recipe, that was delicious and refreshing. Add to that the Almond Champagne to make a bellini and we were in ...
... also!) We did as the sign instructed us as we started on this lovely drive…we relaxed and enjoyed our visit.
After we came to the end of the 17 mile drive, we went into Carmel by the Sea and were directed by a local to Katy's Restaurant. He said it was the best in town, and we had nothing to eat that would make us doubt that was the case. We split a HUGE Florentine omelet with potatoes, toast and coffee and then did a ...
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