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 …
... Lovely place and one of those you think only exists in films :)
On a typical road trip style, we stopped to use a nasty looking bathroom and bought donuts and coffee.
Last stop was Monterey and we will spend the night at the Super 8 - typical American motel, very simple but nice and will serve its purpose very well. Need to rest and tomorrow we will set off to Yosemite.
... last stretch to San Francisco where we arrived at about 5:30pm. Well this concludes our drive up Pacific Coast Highway, and yet again it's something I want to do again as I feel I only scratched the surface of this place. It felt good to be able to go at our own pace and chill out a bit, having some time in the countryside which is a part of America I've never seen. Oh and I haven't said anything about our car!! We had booked a convertible from LA airport back on Monday after ...
... we had a hard time pulling ourselves away to make dinner and call it a day. Tuesday: We woke and drove to the Big Sur Bakery right off Highway 1 where we could get some coffee and wait for the sun to burn off the early morning cloud cover. After reading for a bit we headed back to Andrew Molera State Park where we had noticed a small beach on the map. The beach was a mile walk from the parking lot so we packed a backpack with supplies (towels, books, snacks, water), and made ...
... ragged cliffs that make up the majority of the landscape, most coming within 60 feet of the water, with a stunning beach sandwiched between. Since I did not see any marked areas telling me that I wasn't allowed to camp right on the shore, I begin my search for a suitable place to set-up my tent looking for an alcove on the shore that would serve as an awning of sorts from the hot sun. I drop my pack in area that fits my criteria, and set-up camp quickly to allow me ...