Ventana Inn & Spa
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Our last day in Big Sur then on to San Francisco. Walked many woods yesterday and saw one of the only fairy ring of Redwood trees.
New redwood trees sprout up around old redwood trees, especially when the old tree has been injured or burned in a fire, and these circular groves are called fairy rings. We have one very close to our room at Ventana - new age types think they have mystical powers.
First full day at Ventana Inn. Wonderful grounds. 1200 feet above the ocean with a 50ole view of the California coast line. Going on a nature walk in about 30 minutes.
... at the RV and then a few beers by the campfire. Great day.
Wednesday the Lees headed out and I did some more organizing. Watched Lone Survivor and Murph the Protector about the Seals getting caught on a ridge in Afghanistan. Real story which was pretty good.
Thursday, I took the bike off road up a pretty good mountain. Came ...
After settling the Scamp in, it was mid-afternoon with little time for hiking so we drove further up Highway 1 to Carmel by the Sea and Monterey. I had read a lot of Steinbeck in college, and though my memory is hazy on any details, I knew I wanted to see Cannery Row. First we drove around Carmel for a bit, which is a town straight out of a fairytale book. It surrounds Pebble Beach, which is located on 17-mile-drive, and which you have to pay ...
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Ventana in the early morning.
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