Sands By The Sea Motel
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Cheaper choice for the area and the free breakfast is a ticket for $3 off breakfast next to Best Western.
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... day, all flown in by private plane.
There are reminders of the private zoo i.e the pool where the polar bear swam, and other exotic animals now donated to other zoos like the San Diego one.
But these guests of today are bussed up, then brought back to the information centre where there are all sorts of gifts, souvenirs etc to tempt us. A movie in the theatre was offered on the beginnings of the Enchanted Hill which we found very interesting.
... turned over twice by breakers- where was the flipping lifeguard. Joined by parents for a two hour swim and some ginormous waves. Truly terrifying - like the ones the Greggs had in the bungalow years ago. The Poppa Jim float approach worked well for all. Everyone grazed but exhilarated by the end.
Bacjk in the car and went to our accomodation glamping in Santa Barbara. Return to communal showers unwelcome but tolerable.
... from Europe were incorporated into the design. I usually do not take many pictures but found myself taking almost 150 of the details of the home...I just scratched the surface and there is to much to describe...here are some of the photos.
After leaving the Hearst property, we drove north 4 miles to catch a view of Elephant Seals. The males are in the molting process ...
... ocassionslly itching themselves with a fin. Another comfort to them seemed to be throwing sand on themselves. The big males bellowed, their long noses flapping, their breath making steam in the cool air.
I have only seen these prehistoric beasts once before during their mating time in winter. I was on a cliff hundreds of feet above them. This time I was only about six feet above them seaparated by a fence. Their blobs of bodies hide powerful muscles. They ...
... our sat nav as it wouldn’t direct us to it! We stopped at a couple of places along the way for photos, including the famous Lone Cypress Tree. Next we reached Carmel and from here onwards the scenery was spectacular, especially in the Big Sur. The weather also improved greatly and it made for a really enjoyable drive. Once we hit Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park we managed to find the lookout we had planned to stop at ...