BEST WESTERN PLUS Seacliff Inn
Travel Blogs from Aptos
... for the wilderness. Of course that never happened and after fighting with an AT&T agent that had intentionally misled David in his SIM card purchase (seriously annoyed with people in positions of power at this point, we rolled into Monterey at about 3:30 without a clue where we would be staying that night. A quick stop at the information centre and we had that sorted - a one bedroom unit at a Best Western complete with free breakfast for ...
... with a visit to Hula's Island Grill. A Hawaiian themed restaurant, with Hawaiian beer, Hawaiian dishes and cocktails to knock you off your feet. We had some amazing food and treated ourselves to dessert which were four times the size of normal desserts, but we did it! And with me being chauffeur this evening Sian made the most of being able to have two drinks! And she did, and when she got up felt the impact of ...
... Outside one of the hotels was a Racetrack Safety Car and a Ferrari. Inside one of the many souvenir stores we found an American Shelby which was available to win by raffle (current retail price c.$33,000. Carroll Shelby was a racing car driver who first raced in 1932 but went on to manufacture racing cars. He's a big American icon here in the car world. Then headed back to monterey town where ...
... for me:)
The flat-as-a-pancake row-crop fields soon became interspersed with vineyards and eventually all we could see was vineyards for miles around. Then the agricultural areas ended and we went through a huge oil field area with a big refinery and hundreds of oil pumps dotting the hillsides.
We passed through a number of nondescript towns; the only one I recognized was Soledad and I have no idea why. We stopped for lunch at a rest ...
... on the way up and then plan to hit the others on the way back...this approach maintains a level of anticipation the entire time. Another approach to this is to take a different route back than the one you took to get to your destination...this way there's always something new to see.
Knowing that our trip was nearing its end and considering that we were pretty worn out from a string of long and eventful days checking out the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet