Inn By The Bay Monterey
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... seal heads pooping up all over the place accompanied by loud honking especially during the night. It is particularly noticeable as we have the Windows open-a blessed relief from air conditioning which has left me wheezing.
Today was a magical day. in the morning we left our five star hotel to do the famous seventeen mile drive up the Pacific Coast to a delightful small very expensive little town called Carmel. ...
In order to get to Monterey at a reasonable time today, we had to set off by 7. That's tents down, bags repacked, washed and breakfast before 7. Our first official stop today (except gas stop/pee stops) was to see elephant seals close up, stretched out on the sand sunbathing or fighting in the waves. We headed further up the coastal route/ Big Sur and actually saw whales off the coast! After ...
... to the bay for coffee and tea at a local cafe. Surprise surprise, our Swedish friends we had met only a few day ago in Fiji walked in. What a small world we live in! After a good catch up we all went on our way. They drove on to Santa Cruz while we went out in search for dinner. We found a unique restaurant, Bubba Gump, based on the movie Forest Gump. It was a novelty we couldn't resist. We went inside and ordered from the menu which ...
Breakfast turns out to be as great as made up to be. We go "the whole 9 yards" and have Eggs Benedict, scrambled eggs, fruits and loads of their own coffee blend:
An hour or so later we're set to get back on the road - going to be interesting to see how that nice sized car will fit on ...
... then there's $100 for Club hire, not including cart if you want one. So after currency conversion that's about $650Aus. Mmm, maybe next time. Geoff wasn't fussed and I couldn't anyway because I injured a toe that morning and could hardly walk. Lucky!
After leaving here it wasn't far to the quaint little town of Carmel-by-the-Sea. It has a country club type of feel and convertibles cruise the streets. Well dressed ...