Dream Boat Cottage
Travel Blogs from Santa Cruz
... asleep till early morning.
Had our showers (in a shoe box), breakfast and before we knew it, the train arrived at San Jose where've got off and got a local bus (packed) to Santa Cruz, an hour's journey.
We were met by Pat and Charlie Cincone, a couple we met in the first part of our European trip last year. It was great to see them. We enjoyed a catch up over a Thai meal before heading towards their community ...
... pier with 2 old concrete ships from WWII times… now don’t we have lots of those in Powel River??
So after checking in, it was warm enough for a warm afternoon at the beach… and I never get tired to watch the waves and listen to them. So maybe this is the last time we are sitting at the beach??
Santa Cruz Wharf: With the bikes we ...
... Gate Bridge having been swept merrily out towards the ocean by the powerful tide. He was back in the prison hospital by 11pm that night being treated for exposure and hypothermia. - we found it to be highly atmospheric... The prison building was well preserved with cells and communal areas left exactly as they had been in 1963. The early evening light gave the whole place a very creepy feel as we learned, by way of audio guides, about the general unpleasantness ...
... from the sun and slowly faded as the sun sank below the sea. I guess it wasn’t a myth after all.
Back to the trailer for supper, then downtown for a walk-about before the movie, "Captain Phillips". We discovered a ballroom dance studio downtown which looks promising for us. We are entranced with Santa Cruz and I wouldn’t be surprised if we return for an extended visit some ...
... vacation in Las Vegas. Hugs and kisses goodbye and then we got her to school in plenty of time. We had to bring the RV to Salinas, a town about 35 minutes away, to get the brakes fixed, oil changed, etc. Then back to the Green's to get settled in to their house for the next 5 days. We had just finished that when it was time to get Lilly from school. It was a beautiful day, so we went to the Dennis the Menace ...
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