Motel 6 Oceanside - Coast Hwy
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A bike for hire. A bragin price of 5 dollars for the day.
You have to love the local council, that's a great price. The rental places on the beach want to charge over $20 for a few hours ... at this price we just have to take advantage. So we are up and out early to collect our bikes - it's on a first come allocation until they have been …
Having woken up on the other end of the beach/town in our new motel, we decide to go for a wander around the harbour area.
This place continues to surprise me. My Lonely Planet does not include any information on Oceanside (or even mention it) and the main reason we picked it out as a place for 'hanging 10', is the fact that both of us …
A short greyhound bus north and we end up in a very cool Californian surfing seaside town.
This town has a specific feel and vibe which we pick up on very quickly ... we're in the heartland of a chilled surfing community but also a Republican area who value and support their troops.
We're in Oceanside.
Oceanside is …
... had a great chat. Very easy to talk too, and we had a good time. He wanted to have lunch an asked if I had ate yet. Omen ??? Luckily I hadn't. Usually I would, but I only got fluids at the Jack in the Box.
He said he knew a great Chinese place at Ocean Side. And we would head there. About 5 mins out, he received a phone call. He spoke in Spanish.
We arrived at the place just off the highway, China Star, Super ...
... the same can be said for any animal in captivity. It just seems sadder, I think, when the creatures are as awe-inspiring as the orcas. I was excited that we managed to see some sea otters (finally!). If you've read my Monterrey entry, you'll know I've been keen to see the funny little things for a while. It was feeding time and they were shaking their lunch out of little balls with holes in them, submerging them, somersaulting, and tossing them about ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking