Rolling Thunder Ranch
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... but from 1994 through today our visits have been too far and few in between. There were children, Mathew’s accident and years of staying in touch but not often enough.
So we left the hotel in the morning for breakfast at Berkeley’s new place on the beach. As we pulled up the clean shaven, skinny guy waving us toward him was a bit of a surprise. Hugs and hellos were quickly trumped by a quick tour of the house ...
Today we had to be up and ready to go by 10am when Thommo came and picked us up. We checked out and headed in the van to get breakfast then met up at the guys hotel and they checked out, then we went and got a park for the van in front of Santa Barbara pier. We spent the morning checking out the pier which has been rebuilt after a massive fire on it a few years back. We got ice cream and walked along the pier checking out some shops and taking ...
... colonial houses. It's a beautiful place. Needless to say, the further south we go, the more people speak Spanish!
Between mission and mission, we drove scenic highway 1 that follows the coast. Very nice, especially the part of Big Sur. Today, our lunch was a CupNoodles - with a good view, though. Really this is very nice road with huge rocks in the sea, white ...
... dead ears (or they are waiting to surprise me J) Still could be worse – I could be running along behind the plane!
By the numbers
Miles/KM run: 3.1/5
Miles/KM Hiked: 26/42
Miles/KM cycled: 0/0
Miles driven: 150 (and yep 5/8 of a tank of gas given to Avis – so generous of me!)
Peaks bagged: 1 (Magu Peak)
National/State Parks visited: 2 – Today’s addition Point Magu ...
... need to hit this German over the head with a bagel and a packet of fruitloops.......what a coissant of a man!!
Anyways the rest of the day was glare free, we had some frozen yogurt again our new addiction. We sunbathed, I forgot my towel today so I fell asleep sprawled out in a star shape on the bare sand with only my bag at my feet,whilst the schmidts played in the park. We also hired a bike for all 5 of us and peddled along the ...