Mission Bay Motel
Travel Blogs from San Diego
Can't say we did much of anything in San Diego to be honest, despite spending 6 days there. Arrived late at night after the bus we were supposed to be on being delayed, meaning we'd miss our connection in riverside to SD. Therefore, we had to get a bus that went all the way into LA, wait there for 2 hours then get another bus to SD which got in at …
... for the following three days as price being really good.
After my errands, picked up a bottle of red and headed over to Gavin's place. I also met his parents as they where visiting. Really nice evening with all of them. Hearing of my woes with my bearings, Gavin volunteered his tools if I needed and his parking. Hard to say no to that, but I ended up finding, by pure chance, a ktm dealer that swapped in my spare set for free! Would have loved to ...
This is the home to a huge variety of birds, lizards, and mammals (all hiding from the heat of the day). The Oasis at Mara is the only location in the park that was permanently
occupied by Native Americans. They were able to survive the sere
climate because of the springs that fed the oasis. The rangers half-heartedly warned us off hiking the trail to the Oasis, as the ...
... barges near Point Loma.
The South Bay excursion took us under the Coronado Bay Bridge and out to the island,
which is not really an island but a peninsula attached by a long thin strip of land, called the Silver
Strand. We continued past Naval frigates, the Hospital ship Mercy and destroyers. We
saw ship building facilities and watched ships in dry dock being serviced. The San Diego
Convention center is huge and the design of one ...
... through Yuma, which is where Arizona, California, and Mexico meet. We had to go through border control 2 times. The Cooleys were leading at the time. During the second pass, they motioned for us to stop. Fortunately, after questioning the car beside us, they waved us on. Whew!
There were several things that surprised me at this point The Mexican border/fence on the left was a little disconcerting. And the mountains of sand on either side was a bit shocking! ...