Gorda Springs Resort
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Not really still at Big Sur we're at Gorda but this place is so small, it's just a shop & motel, that it doesn't show on any GPS. Didn't sleep too well as River Inn was on highway one, and although only a few cars going through it was enough to disturb the sleep. I had a couple of pancakes which I couldn't really eat as I still had that 'dry …
There was frost on the ground this morning and quite misty when we left to go and look at Carmel. Carmel – the home of upmarket gift shops. Row after row of designer shops – YSL, Lacroix, Cartier and on and on …..
Carmel seemed like the place to golf until you slipped off your mortal coil, packed with well-off older …
... thru small-town America, Watsonville and quaint little road side stalls selling pie and coffee...and Jesus.H.Christ rub my eyes twice I can't believe it, 7 avocados for a dollar!
We chatted about the July 4/5 celebrations, and the underlying panic of the hoi polloi. In the land of milk and honey where everyone (at least in theory) can be President or Govonator, where whatever you want is available yesterday, twice with eggs on top, a national day ...
... going strong and the vegetables looked so very nice but unfortunately we were shopped up and did not need anything!
Got to the Crown and Anchor and found a place at the bar and visited with a lady that had been to
Africa for awhile. Art was working and had a nice visit with him. Tony came over and told a few of
his jokes so a good time was had by all!
... along the cliffs, overlooking the multi-hued ocean below. It seems like there is another pullout around every turn where you have to pull the car over to enjoy the view. The views and hiking trails are not marked well, if at all. We visited Andrew Molera State Park and Julia Pfeiffer State Park in our attempts to hike, as well as the trails within Pfeiffer State Park where we were camping. I cringe as I type this and wonder if I should just keep my mouth ...
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