Carmel Valley Ranch
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We had a much gentler start to the day after a our long day yesterday. We went down to the Carmel Valley Ranch golf clubhouse for a big America breakfast. Like a lot of things at Carmel Valley it was great, with very friendly, willing and slightly inept service. Which meant it took long time! We were happy taking it easy, although after 45 minutes …
It was another early start as we had to check in for our boat in Monterey Bay by 8.30am for a day of Whale spotting; so there was no hanging about. Sam was already feeling travel sick by the time we'd driven to Monterey and parked the car, not the greatest of starts for a the day on the ocean. We parked up by the wharfs and wandered over to the Old …
... it actually was but decided to come join us at the top with the anticipation to see him get to the bottom. I think his motivation to climb down was the rock formation that someone else previously had made down there in the sand in the shape of a smiley face. So after a few minutes Kamal’s ant sized body appeared in the sand and he quickly got to work forming his initials in the sand (like a good worker ant). Back at the top many ...
... station before entering and there was only another petrol station over 100km's on the other side of the NP so we had to consider how much driving around we would be doing if any.
All loaded up, food, water and fuel and off we went and managed to enter Karijini NP at around 14:30. We booked 5 nights at a campsite in Dales Gorge we figured would be good to base ourselves for a little while and drive to various places as we needed to. That afternoon we stretched our legs ...
Next up was a predetermined lunch spot called From Scratch renowned for it's baked goods and situated in picturesque Carmel. Wow, did it deliver. The sun was shining, we had a spot on an isolated patio surrounded by beautiful flowers and hands down the best french toast I've ever eaten. Hands down. We will be attempting to recreate that on a Sunday brunch menu to be brought to friends and visitors this fall.