Wagon Wheel Motel
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... pride in being known as the gay capital of the world. Some have enormous pride in a bridge and an island that was a prison (and has more myth attached to it than king Arthur does). They are obsessed with earthquakes, freely admit the Tenderloin district is dangerous and confess they have a problem with homeless drifters. None of these things upset San Franciscans. Yet refer to their city with one of the earlier used abbreviations and they get all uppity. I really like the ...
... Sur guide. With more than a week in Cali, I couldn't agree more... Providing a whole new perspective on earth meets sky meets ocean we really were provided an absolute natural spectacle only to be witness to be believed. The grey whales continued to dazzle, the food was delicious and the beers were superb. All in all, the perfect afternoon for reflection over my trip.
We headed back to the campsite as the sun was moving close to the horizon, casting a ...
... wine will be as nice as I remember that one was!
The flight was uneventful and I managed to catch some flies and do some head-banging (ie. that ridiculous semi-sleep, part-doze thing people do on planes, trains and automobiles). Due to the 2-hour difference we arrived in LA @ 9.00am. We collected our car from Hertz and started heading towards the Monterey Peninsula. We decided to take Highway 1 along the coast line as far as we could be ...
When we did this in 2005 we visited Hearst Castle in the morning and by
lunch time the morning sea fog had burnt off and we had a gorgeous day.
Let's just say we wern't quite that lucky this time! Its still a spectacular piece of road scenery but there were patches of
low cloud / fog that just made it impossible to see anything. We did get
a few breaks along the way and enjoyed the morning just the ...
... is a great wine stop to make if you're ever in the San Ynez Valley of Santa Barbara County. They have a downtown wine promenade made up of probably dozens of wineries, taste galleries, markets, and cafes. It's about $10 or so to taste their specials. A case can run between $150 or so to several hundred and possibly a thousand easily.
We left Monterey around 8am and made it back down to ...
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