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Our last day in SF was also the foggiest, which helped encourage us to get out of town and on to our next destination quickly. But obviously we had to eat at least one more time before leaving, so we met up with our Wharton friend Rehmann at his favorite brunch spot, Ella's on Presidio. Word to the wise: order the pancakes. Our plan for the day …
... a parking space. The hotel lot did not accommodate many guests, so we had to circle around several times until we found a parking spot. Be prepared to parallel park b/c that's about all there is around town. Also, the parking spaces are metered until an evening hour, then pick back up by the morning. Luckily, we were driving around during the day and parked at night, after the ...
... We stop for directions, and are told that we are still on the 1, so we do as we're told and carry on. It is now dark and pouring with rain, and the driving is harder. The roads are badly marked and where there are four lanes (2 each way) it is difficult to distinguish them. This is a beautiful coastal stretch that we miss completely due to the darkness. We finally hit the streets of San Francisco and multiple lane highways heading in to the town. I have no idea ...
... including the 'islands Año Nuevo place of protection and observation of elephant seals and many bird speciesthat share these islands closed to the public; We travel coastal dunesbefore finding our first colony. This is a unique and unforgettable
Santa Cruz :Nous traversons Santa Cruz après avoir longé la plage et ...
... off of sand which was allowing the waves to crash, some neat rocks, the gorgeous color of the water, and misty clouds in the mountains beyond.
If there'd been a place to park, we would have spent more time getting yet more pictures. :D
But, there wasn't, so we wove our way around the back streets of a residential area until I happened on a road name that sounded familiar.
It sounded familiar because we'd turned around on it earlier in ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsNormandy Inn Carmel
Very close to the Carmel Beach, one of the best on the Western Coast, if not the best. Cosy setup, clean bed sheets, quiet surrounding. I love the complimentary sherry served in the lobby.
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