Travelodge Monterey Bay
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- Refrigerator in room
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Microwave in room
- Reduced mobility rooms
- High-speed internet in room
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... Big Sur south to north. It is far better driving it in the other direction. Firstly the sun is behind you, secondly, you see FAR more of the ocean. However.
We did stop now and again to see if those rocks were whales or just rocks pretending to be whales and usually it was the latter. A little like the game all those rocks and tree stumps play in Yosemite pretending to be bears! After a while, they all look like bears, or whales... and one feels more and more stupid.
... we noted that people tended to cruise up and down Ocean Avenue, a la Postewart. People can be the same the world over, although in Carmel the Porsche counter clocks higher! What a cute place - Hansel and Grettle architecture and spotless streets. Packing up on our second night we were looking forward to our drive down the Pacific Highway. We were told over and over what a beautiful drive it would be - we couldn't ...
... to have picked the morning slot - it would have been much more difficult to spot the whales that afternoon than in the calm lake-like conditions that we'd experienced first thing. We made it back to shore in one piece and we'd worked up an appetite. 'LouLou's Griddle in the Middle' sounded just the trick for some hungry whale watchers. It was an adorable little diner on the neighbouring pier, serving fish and chips, calamari and burgers. Chris opted for local root beer which tasted ...
... by the 1930s-esque romance of it all. Then we hit the road and drove up the famous Big Sur coast. Stunning is the only word. We stopped at the Big Sur Bakery for lunch, it was gorgeous but felt we had cheated not having done a 20 mile hike to build up an appetite! Arrived in Monterey after 4 and picked up keys for the little house at Ripple Drive in Pacific Grove where we stay for 4 nights. Gorgeous little house where everyone finally gets a good night's sleep and there is ...
... as there were some temptations! Most of the shops sold locally-made things and there were seafood restaurants everywhere, it felt very authentic and chilled. I think every town we stumbled upon had this feel, reminded me a little of Cornwall although on a much grander scale. After leaving Morro Bay we drove up the coast towards our next destination - San Simeon. We stopped en route as I'd spotted Bristol Street and Plymouth Street and couldn't pass the opportunity for a photo! ...