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 …
... there is pretty nice, right on the water. Reminded me of Rye NH. The staff was pretty cool as I explained that I have clubs, but I am on a motorcycle. They said I could demo the new Titlelist clubs at no charge. Nice! Headed to Pebble Beach 17 mile drive to check out he golf mecca and was denied entry based on being on a motorcycle. I was ...
... so thrilled about it that I took a nap, and the others went for provisions. We ate dinner at the Jack London Bar and Grill. Jack London was born in San Francisco, and wrote about the bay area in some of his many books. Have a look at this photo of him on Carmel beach http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Mary_ Austin,_Jack_London,_George_Sterling,_J immie_Hooper,_restored.jpg
Gosh, now I have another book to read..The Sea Wolf.
... seeing the 25% off all wine offer he couldn't resist ordering a bottle of the local Sauvignon Blanc to go with the meal. As the waiter poured Nic's glass it dawned on Jon that he was infact driving and couldn't touch a single drop!!!!
Luckily we could bring the bottle away with us and Nic was kind enough not to polish the whole bottle off (which made a change!)
Free breakfast in the morning and then it's off to Santa ...