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Travel Blogs from Santa Cruz
... the US Coast Guard. So we saw it standing there and saw the lighthouse with the clouds and the waves. It’s 150 ft above sea level
Why does a lighthouse flash? In case you were for 4 days in a fog and finally see lighthouse – how would you know which part of the coast you are at? So each lighthouse had a unique pattern of flashes per minute or unique colors. Pigeon point flashes ...
... at Monterey we found out that there was an expensive car concourse on starting that day which explains the many fancy, old and fast cars that we passed. It also explained why we couldn't get any accommodation as it had all been booked out a year in advance. So we had a quick look around the wharf, checking out the jelly fish in the marina had a drink and then moved on hoping to get a room ...
... in case the hostel would not have beds available!), there are numerous places with great food (oh the burgers!!! nom nom nom), there is a beachside amusement park with all rides for a dollar (were there on a Monday) and we were lucky enough to catch some free concerts on the beach. The only thing was, there is only one hostel. Business idea? ;) We liked it so much we stayed for most of Tuesday as well... And definetely want to come ...
... me, including Keith. I was still deciding whether or not to turn around when the instructor said it was my turn. I climbed up the two steps to get hooked on to the line and I was shaking, I was terrified. Off I went, flying through the air on a zip line. When I landed at the other side I'm ashamed to say there were few quiet tears of sheer terror, I was that scared. I was telling myself that thousands of people have done ...
Originally I was planning to stay with Robert for the weekend and then start heading up to Canada on Monday because I wanted to stop by Portland and Seattle on the way. My main reason for going to Portland was to visit Robert (he used to live there), but then he moved back down to California a few weeks ago so there wasn't much point in going now. Everybody had also told me that the weather would be really bad there at this time of year, so Robert and his ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking