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Travel Blogs from Shell Beach
... TV for a change, something that (obviously) reduces to almost zero when you travel (Long live the Internet).
San Simeon seemed to be a convenient choice for a night stopover and my planned visit to the Hearst Castle, the 'little something' that newspaper Magnate William Randolph Hearst had ordered to build on a hill in-midst his 1000 km2 Ranch. Well, the little something ended up being a super luxurious 'castle' ...
It has been a while, I guess being back on land living in a house we got sort of caught up in the domestic and social life of Shell Beach. We have been working on the house and spending time with our friends in California and just could not find the time to write.
Lee-Anne had a flying visit home to OZ and had a good time visiting everyone although it was very hectic and not without some problems.
We had ...
Well thanks To Kathy and Brad we have temporarily moved into Leeward, Kathy's mum's house.
This beautiful old house was left to Kathy after Helen Passed away. We all miss Helen so much.
We are now a typical American family with 2 cars and a beach House.
Can I Introduce you to "Dodge"
Dodge is a 95 ...
Well where do we start.
It's been awhile since we've sent a blog, but here we go.
I arrived at Shell Beach and put the feelers out to buy a car to get around in so eventually after looking around Jerry the Jeep was purchased. Just like Ian's back home virtually.
Then Ian arrived in Shell Beach just in time for the Schultz's family camping trip up to Summerdale, which is just south of the entrance to Yosemite. So we got Jerry packed and ...
Well, the trip up the Rio Dulce was amazing. Everyone had said that the scenery was spectacular and sure enough it was.
We arrived at the marina on the Wednesday afternoon and couldn't believe the heat. It is certainly oppressive. Luckily the air conditioners on Windwalker fired up and I suspect will be running 24/7.
The trip to the mouth of the Rio Dulce ended with calm seas the day and night before ...