Super 8 Monterey/Carmel
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After leaving Point Lobos we made our way to Monterey and found a cheap motel to stay the night at. We then made a fatal mistake for dinner, and made our way to the most touristy area of Monterey for a walk and dinner. Cannery row was lovely for an evening walk, but not for dinner. We went to a place which had the 'best fish and chips in town' …
The bloody sat nav was up to its tricks again. Where the hell did I put it? Eventually I found it in my suitcase and we were soon negotiating the SF traffic. We decided to head west to the coast, something the sat nav did not like; she constantly recalculated and requested a u-turn. As we neared Half Moon Bay either side of the roads were pumpkins …
... exciting thing for a civil engineer like me. This included the Bixby Bridge, built in 1932. There was also a little island off the main island with a farm and lighthouse which reminded me of classic Reader's Digest collection book stories that I used to read and still do. What a lovely place it must be to stay. Throughout the drive, the mist was so thick that the sea seemed to connect with the sky. It was a truly mystical view and one could ...
... for us for the tour and he was - although he had the wrong name, we knew it was us.
We said our goodbyes to Mary and George and got on the mini van where there was another Aussie couple on board as well as a couple from Chicago. Next stop we picked up a French lady and her son and after that, another couple from the UK - all up 10 in the mini van.
Our driver and guide was Mike, from Best ...
... for lunch at the Sand Bar and Grill. Their website describes the restaurant as “Tucked away underneath Monterey's Municipal Wharf #2, the small restaurant and bar hangs alongside of the pier in dramatic fashion. Parking is easy. You walk down the steps towards the water, ring the ships bell, and enter a room surrounded by windows looking out on the marina.” Don’t think it was there back when I fished with ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
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