El Castell Motel
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Monterey, wow what a beautiful place! After weeks of desert landscapes, the sight of the ocean, white sand and lush green golf courses everywhere was just what the doctor ordered!
The sardine canning business was Monterey's lifeblood for the first half of the 20 th century and the huge old cannery buildings are now converted into …
... which cruise the coastline and the literature of John Steinbeck who wrote Cannery Row, which I have never heard of, and Robert Louis Stevenson who wrote Treasure Island, which I have heard of and read, both of whom lived in and wrote about the Monterey area. Eventually, this even put the note taker to sleep, but not before she had blown up her inflatable neck pillow. Leaving San Francisco we drove along The Embarcadero, past the cruise ship terminal, the Bay Bridge and the ...
... supposed to live here... (I guess not surprising about Bing, but the others could have waved at the very least) and it is said that Gene Hackman sold his pile for $79 million last year. Ho hum. Driving back via a gas station and the largest Target Store we could find (Jette's camera lens cap has gone walkabout) was an adventure in itself. It seems that all the clothes this year in the US are different hues of neon. Just picture if you will, the average XXXL body ...
... especially the part about squids. This being said, the museum is designed primarily for children and there are a lot of activities especially for them.
We spent the afternoon at the Point Lobos national park - a great wide green area where you can wander around cliffs and admire the beautiful coast. When entering as a pedestrian, you ...
... they want! It reminds me of how we buy a Christmas Tree! Great first impressions of this city! We drove straight to The Golden Gate Bridge and rode over it on the bike, fantastic and a great day for it as there's no fog just clear blue skies!! From the other side of the bridge you get a fabulous view back across the bay of Alcatraz and the city! Arriving here on a Saturday and with a music festival going on meant accommodation wasn't easy to find ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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