Travel Blogs from Escondido
... weather in midwinter is reason enough to come here. The flight out on Southwest gave me a glimpse of Washington in the soft evening light -- we live in a lovely spot. This evening as I settled down to barbecued chicken and a Crush in a Staples strip mall, I picked up the community newspaper and was riveted by the cover story -- a long excerpt from one of Primo Levi's pieces on survival in Auschwitz. ...
... me every afternoon for being lazy… I tried to explain that travelling for me was not a holiday, it was my life. Sometimes you need to take a few days off, and it just so happened that it coincided with San Diego. At one point it did get to me though, with me stopping and asking Monique if she’d just give me a break and stop bringing up the fact that I didn’t really do much.
I have noticed something though, it isn’t James and Monique ...
... route to get us back out to Point Loma and over an hour and a half later we arrive back at the hostel, tired and happy with our little achievement.
Still on our healthy eating option we tuck into some veggies and dip we obtained from the local supermarket, as well as some salads and pita bread crackers. We have found a hostel with big soft sofas and settle in for the evening busy watching films whilst planning our next plan of attack.
... stick some music on.. stay in my jammies.. and munch. nom nom. It was just what both of us needed, a relaxed morning!
We headed to... THE SAN DIEGO ANIMAL SAFARI PARK. amazing. just amazing.
Now i have to say, looking back on things, the zoo and the park did make me feel a little uncomfortable around the elephants and i didn't realise till i got home and thats all i could think about. I have been lucky enough to see these animals in the wild and seeing ...
... and french fries. The list of things to do here is getting smaller by the minute! Oh, and my sun burn is getting redder... i really need to remember to use my sun screen.
Then, as if we couldn't pack any more into our day we drove through Dana Point and went to anotherrr coastal town called San Clemente, again stunning. And whats weird is that although all these towns are on the same coast of southern California, they are really different, which is quite nice! ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking