Estero Bay Motel
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I woke earlier than rest at 7.15 so headed out for stroll along pier and picked up a cinnamon roll from famous old west cinnamon rolls. Back to hotel to share with girls along with breakfast delivered to our room. Then head off on route 1 in overcast weather to Hearst castle. Taken up to castle via bus and take ground floor tour which is good. Quite some place even if a little confused architecturally. Lovely ...
Yesterday afternoon the four of us went to Paso Robles to do some wine tasting. The first winery, Windward, only produces Pinot Noirs. Excellent vintages from their own vineyards. We bought 3 2010 and 3 2008. Drank one bottle overlooking the vineyards, which are dormant and brown. We were told that last year they had only 3" of rain. A little scary. The second, Summerwood, ...
... and his wife Judy were cycling the world as she had been following his blog. Suz also knew there could be a slim chance we could see them so had been looking out for tandem bikes. We pulled over ahead of them and waited till they were close and called out to them. They pulled over behind us and we just marvelled at this amazing meeting! It was decided that we would drive to Big Sur, pick up some takeaway lunch and drive back to meet Mike & Judy who already had their lunch with ...
... attraction here.
A little farther north is San Simeon which is not associated with William Randolph Hearst's San Simeon. Nothing of interest in this town unless one seeks lodging close to Hearst Castle.
William Randolph Hearst built his home which he named "La Questa Encantada" (The Enchanted Hill) because he got too old to camp at his favorite hillside location. Over the years his ranch grew to 250,000 acres including 13 miles ...
... have caught a glimpse of one. We did see a deer near the bus path, squirrels and numerous hummingbirds hanging out in and near the orange trees.
One of my treasured souvenirs came from this stop. I bought an art deco print of the castle, framed it and hung it on my wall in the study. It hangs next to a print I bought in San Francisco some years ago.