Hitching Post Motel
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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When we arrived we found a cheap motel and booked in for three nights and didn't waste any time hitting the beach while the sun was still shining. There were kids everywhere and the waterfront was packed. There is an amusement park, called the Boardwalk, right along the beach with all sorts of rides, games and expensive fatty foods on offer. We quickly bypassed this for now and went down to the waters edge for an afternoon stroll along the beach. We were hoping to get ...
... the entertainment for the evening was. A four piece band playing everything from the 60's to the 80's, absolutely brilliant and we danced,yes danced, till they finished at midnight. Who would have thought we still had the moves. Also met some lovely travelers as well so a good night all round.
Next day was Hearst Castle, the Casa Grande built by William Randolph Hearst on his ranch between 1925 and 1949. It now belongs to the national parks ...
... coffee, so we went into Starbucks and sat in the sun next to Forrest Gump's bench and enjoyed that. Cannery Row is appealing. There is a strong John Steinbeck theme, with shops, wax works, cafes and statues dedicated to him. Cannery Row featured prominently in two of John Steinbeck's most famous novels, Cannery Row and Sweet Thursday. He lived close by so he has been claimed as a local hero. ...
... the US Coast Guard. So we saw it standing there and saw the lighthouse with the clouds and the waves. It’s 150 ft above sea level
Why does a lighthouse flash? In case you were for 4 days in a fog and finally see lighthouse – how would you know which part of the coast you are at? So each lighthouse had a unique pattern of flashes per minute or unique colors. Pigeon point flashes ...
... to me. It all worked but not sure I had everything set up exactly right!!
People were worried for me, camping alone. I have to admit, it was a bit weird, so I guess it was a good thing that I was so tired.
Friday got up early, made some coffee, and started schlepping stuff up the hill. It was a great stay, just wished I could have made it longer.