El Castell Motel
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We left San Francisco in the late afternoon on 6th July heading north over the Golden Gate bridge towards Napa and Sonoma valleys. After a night's sleep in Petaluma we drove to Sonoma and found a lovely little vineyard to do some wine tasting. Only two problems with this plan: 1. it was 10am and 2. we're on a road trip and needed to get to Santa …
Today was kind of a lazy day. We were planning to go to the aquarium but had a tee time booked for 2:00 this afternoon so we decided to stay in Monterey for another day so that we can really devote a good chunk of time to the aquarium.
We are camped at the city fairgrounds and on Mondays there is a flea market here. We woke up this morning to see a bunch of tables that were set up ...
... where we get some nice chocolate desserts, and we wander around the wharf a little bit as well while we call Lavinia's sister to catch up on how our travels are going. Our accommodation for the evening is in Monterey, so we head over there and check in so we can get to sleep. The kids are really hyperactive and excited, so it takes a little bit to calm them down, before we can go to sleep for the evening - it's been another eventful ...
... smelly, very large and very comfortable seals lounging around on the rocks...so close you could touch them but why I wouldn't know...there is also a large fence keeping us away. We are there about 5 minutes when the coast guard move us on they are locking the wharf for the night.
Dinner that night is back at the tourist dock we pass a heap of homeless people all wielding signs begging for money. One says..."Why Lie, I am going to spend it ...
... was busy with side stalls of various food and trinkets. I was expecting more of a fishing village type place reminiscent of Jaws. This was more like Chelmsford. We wandered down the street until we found Rosine's restaurant. This was perfect. We ordered a side dish, one main meal and a kids meal. That was more than enough for all of us. Sam and I tucked in to a huge full rack of ribs, while Hilfra ate the side salad with calamari. So much food, we did ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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