Castle Inn By the Sea
Travel Blogs from Cambria
We left LA on Friday morning after a very brief two night visit and headed up the coast and back in the direction of San Francisco to be there in time for a Halloween party on Saturday night. We decided to take the much longer scenic route through Malibu, however we had booked a tour of Hearst Castle for 3pm in the afternoon and despite my attempts …
The room was nice, not too crowded, and there were silver tureens with lids... looks promising!
Powdered egg has its uses, but making scrambled egg with it is not one of them, in my book.
You call those strange things sausages? What? No bacon??
Plain unsweetened porridge. English muffins! With real butter! Perfect. And a nice banana! Good coffee!
After that we drew a blank.
'Croissants' over here bear no ...
... just outside, but they were the cleanest ones I’ve seen so they must still clean them daily. There was also a laundry place across the parking lot from us so we got caught up on our laundry.
We ate fish fillets with Spanish rice for dinner and some leftover mac and cheese. Pretty good. After that I walked around to the art galleries and spoke with a local who said Cali has been in a drought for five years and that they usually get about ...
... heading to Asuncion Ridge, a bed and breakfast. For the best part it was a pretty nice drive, although it was a bit slow as we drove on the private road to the house. On one corner, a stray long horned cow was blocking the road. As we have discovered, certain states in America have stand your ground self defence laws, which basically means if you are scared you can shoot someone and plead self defence. So we were scared, the cow wasn't moving, so I got out and shot ...
We had pre-booked two tours of Hearst Castle for today, with the first one at 10:am. Despite visiting Hearst Castle as recently as the end of October, it was like visiting for the first time, as the whole house had been decorated for Christmas and was an absolute picture. Our first tour was of the Grand Rooms, and we were taken back to the 1930's when this incredible home was started. Although many changes were made during the course of ...