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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 ...
... head to one which is giving out free samples of clam chowder (very nice!). They are able to accommodate us all, so Lavinia and I order a nice seafood dinner for a treat, as we watch the sun set over the bay from our window seat. The kids also have a good meal, and I *think* I'm getting the hang of tipping the wait staff now.
It's dark by the time we leave, but there is a lolly shop just next to us (with massive ...
... otters, and the kelp tank with many fish and smaller sharks.
We decided to stay for the 4pm feeding in the kelp tank so Zach could see a real scuba diver feeding the fish. He was absolutely enthralled by the scuba diver and so had a major meltdown all the way down the street to the car when we left..sigh!
We drove down the Pacific Coast Highway to a top campground in Big Sur. It was about 5:30pm so the light was perfect and we ...