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... and that had finished blooming and looked mostly dead. Then on to the sea lion caves! It is the largest ocean cave in the US. We payed our $14each and took the elevator $200 feet down to the cave. In the winter the sea lions seek refuge here from the winter storms. We took a look at the most photographed light house on the way up. There were only 2 sea lions chilling in the cave. We went to the rock view point where the sea lions spend their time in the spring chilling on the rocks. ...
... num num nummmm! The restaurant was called ICM which apparently stands for I Care More. Strange name, GREAT food! We shared a bowl of chowder and I got a seafood salad and Mike got a crab sandwich and a salad. To die for!!! Several other travelers showed up, pets in tow (or maybe they were being towed by the pets) for lunch. We all ended up chatting about our for legged family members and where we were ...
... Cloudy , Overcast ,Heavy fog , A bit Erie ,
Drove back to Newport to explore , Much more interesting than just driving through. Enjoyed browsing through the Sylvia Beach Hotel www.sylviabeachhotel.com . Clam Chowder at Mo's ,locally famous seafood restaurant. This evening walked the beach in front of our hotel in the gathering gloom.
590 miles to San Francisco. ETA Sunday 27th.
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Bonna has adequately (as usual) covered the post dialog for the day, so I'll just add the pictures and then publish this days blog. This outing was fun and we really enjoyed the day as well as those Tiger Prawns for dinner in the evening.
After reading all the literature ...
... spotted a couple of whales-another first for me.
We also went to the sea lion caves (which we got to see for free thanks to our volunteer friends), and that was pretty awesome. I couldn't stop thinking that it was created by Disney though. Back at camp and too full for a real dinner after our big lunch, we sat at the fire and had snacks that we dug up with some wine for Bess and me. We loved seeing them again. Next time Tom will be retired and we will have more ...