Fern River Resort Motel
Travel Blogs from Felton
Beautiful drive down the 280 to Felton to catch up with my old school buddy, Don Lobete and his wife Ronnie who have lived in Felton near Santa Cruz for 14 or so years. Famous for the giant redwoods at Henry Cowell Redwood State Park which we spent the morning hiking around. Incredible size to these freaks of nature with some thousands of years old. Enjoyed a great lunch and a few local beers at Chamanaide which overlooks the Santa Cruz area. Parted ways with Don and Ronnie and set ...
... and it has been beautiful!!! How Paul pulled this trailer down that coast road I will never know !!! I was nervous and I was not even driving! I am going to try and attach a few pictures but my word!!! Anyone faint of heart should stay away- beautiful but narrow roads very very high up and hardly any side rails!! Amazing!!! Two days ago we took the ferry into San Francisco and we saw a sign that said 30 minute walk ...
... engineering genius. This is john Steinbeck country and we stayed a night in Monterey, an area which influenced much of his writing.
The spot where James Dean fatally crashed his Porsche in 1955, aged only 24, is also close by.
We stopped at another seal beach, this time a bit more smelly than the children's beach! With male elephant seals doing face offs competing for alpha male position. Fascinating but ...
... so we ordered the ultimate bacon cheese burger. Funny thing is that when it arrived it had no bacon and reminded us of a Hungry Jacks burger. Also who serves fries with breakfast? We put that behind us to go and sit on the Malibu Pier to take in the glorious views. There were many Latino families fishing off the side of ...
... I hope we will still be able to see the area, even if it is from the car.
We drove to the downtown area…easy to get to with only a couple of turns…and stopped at the tourist info booth for a few pamphlets. We headed out towards Pacific Grove, which is a community in itself but right beside Monterey. There is a monarch butterfly sanctuary among other things and a golf course there that we might play if we get a decent day during our stay so we thought ...
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