Los Padres Motel
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... tracks running just a few meters from the ocean at times, along cliffs and beaches, through park and towns, on and on and on.
The train itself was even more comfortable than the bus, with generous seats even in economy class, plenty of space, a restaurant car with all kinds of comfort foods, electrical sockets for everyone and again, free wifi. I however was engrossed in the book J had brought me back from Holland, and alternately stared out the window for long ...
... to the reviews is a very quaint combination lodging accommodation and American restaurant, with a gift shop, mill shop and various other outlets on site. The hotel is classed as a "Boutique Hotel" but looks very Laura Ashley type in style and typically American homestead. We arrive about 1.30 and get into our room immediately which is nice as the journey up was very, very hot. The hotel is exactly as we imagined, all very floral ...
... dinner with them at Taverna Gorgona in Ladner.
Next morning Dave Cox dropped by for a late breakfast and we celebrated his birthday.
Then it was on to spend time with Karen & Brent. We met them in White Rock and then strolled the breakwater and had lunch at Crescent Beach.
On Sunday it was off to Tsawwassen and the ferry ride 'home' to Saltspring.
Spent time with Sharon & Ian at their latest ...
... thought processes. We hope they make it home safely.
5. While at the regional park in Santa Maria Jil noticed a little bird in a flock that really stood out. All the birds but one were brown. This fellow was green! How did the parakeet get in with a flock of whatever the heck they are? She saw it once again the next morning- still hangin' with its brown feathered friends.
By the way, we made it home safely and so did the Humans.
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