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Found an amazing restaurant called Rocky Point (10 miles south of Carmel) for lunch and took a reasonable walk.
Arrived to San Simeon and booked into our worst hotel ever. Completely soulless and no facilities. Cheered ourself up by going to the beach but too dangerous to swim so just paddled.
Went back up the road to see the Elephant Seals on the beach - crazy animals. They are so ...
... winter coat. They fast during the month & use the sand for sunscreen. It's really quite an amazing site!
Hwy 1 has very little development & large sections are National Forest & State Parks. So bathrooms are few & far between. We did decide that a view of the Pacific makes even a Porta Potty seem better! As we were driving around lunch time, Steven noticed a strange noise & quickly pulled over. Vincent ...
We woke up and it was raining, not like a passing cloud kind of thing like yesterday, but gloomy foggy skies as far as you could see. We had been debating whether to spend another day in San Fran and use up the rest of our passes which included riding the trolley cars and entrance to a few museums. Plus, I really wanted to see the Japanese tea garden and explore Golden Gate Park. ...
... to show them however I did want to show them that the culture was around and that a lot of the berries and fruit and vegetables we find in the grocery markets come from this area. It's always neat for me to find out where my food comes from and even more important to keep coming back to buy local products. Upon dropping me off, we all became sad that the day had come to a close together so instead of ending it, we drove 20 minutes to Santa Cruz and got a bite ...
... a little stressful as we needed to leave on Friday after our granddaughter was finished with school.
Since I was just on East Coast time it was easy to wake up early. I was so tired on the way home that I couldn't stay awake at all, so slept through most of my flights. This gave me a little extra rest and worked out well for me.
We got up early Friday morning and started packing the RV, but because we had so many other things to do ...