El Castell Motel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- 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 sit at the table and eat an early-ish dinner before heading into our tent and laying down for a bit using the free WIFI. I was feeling the heat really bad, so I pull back the rainproof cover to the tent and we don’t get much star gazing in because we are right under a huge tree, but it’s still a nice view. We go to bed early and get ready for some hiking around Big Sur ...
... but after Mendoza, we felt like pros. We bought a cheeky box of wine and then made our way back along the freeway to Monterey - a much quicker but less scenic route! We had a delightful BBQ (nice one David!) that evening, washed down with lovely wine and local craft beers for Chris. It was also time round 2 of canasta and we were gutted when our beginner's luck appeared to run out... Alison and David were not! We were down but not out and vowed our revenge. A great soirée by the ...
... to her chest in the water though somehow managing to keep the camera out the water by almost strangling herself. I was about 10feet behind her and by the time I got to her she was completely drenched but camera was dry, RESULT!! all the walks we did at Karijini we were warned of flash flooding and there were numerous grim stories over the years of people getting caught out being too deep in one of the gorges and being swept away by a flash flood. Weano Gorge was perhaps the most ...
... monster for miles up the valley. The valley
today looks like a detonated mine field. There were three dredges, one of which
they dismantled and shipped off to Peru
to do it all again.
Back to the Fossil Beds: the scenery here is unique. So many hills are peaked or cone shaped; their colours are: brown, red, green, purple, yellow, grey blue. I’m trying to go around the ...