El Castell Motel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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WE left Cayucos in the morning and headed north along highway one following the California coast. Along the way Stella spotted a seal, the first taste of the amazing wildlife we were going to see on the coast road. The highway signs showed us where to stop for the sea elephant colony just sout of St Simeon. We could walkalong the board walk and …
... we were informed it had shut... Plan B head back into town and find somewhere to stay...note - there are no RV parks in and around Monterey that don't cost a small fortune and open in winter. Stuck for where to stay, we headed to the trusty HI Hostel in town, which had vacancies, but the lady also said if we found the right street we should be fine to camp in Juniper... We decided to do it, Tyler had suggested a spot ...
... coastline interspersed with houses costing millions of dollars. Then came the biggest thrill of all-a whale watch. The boat captain said it could happen that we would see nothing but he had. , high hopes of seeing whales as some had been spotted out in the bay.
To prove him right we were treated to a show like no other. The whales were breeching all around us.
It was an event that I wouldn't have missed for the ...
... and pet Ems. See seal, sea lions, and get close to sea otters. Also handle crabs and star fish. Glad we took the tour as they knew where to go. Finish by 6 and wander back stopping at brewpub for meal and drink. I have a flight of beers which are good and Abby gets upset when I recount the tale of her affection when injured at Orlando and she touches my arm by way of saying poor daddy. Back to hotel by ...
... taking in the views of the harbour as well as sampling some of the local clam chowder, the weather was a lot cooler than previous days so we headed back into town and grabbed a coffee to warm us up. Outside they had closed the road and there was now a street market in full swing and with all the Christmas lights and decorations we headed back to the room feeling ...