Valentina Inn & Villas
Travel Blogs from Pismo Beach
Today was a day of beautiful beaches and piers as mum and I made our way along the Californian coast from LA towards San Francisco. We drove the beautiful beaches of Malibu then stopped for freshly caught lobster for lunch on the pier at Santa Barbara, delicious! The pier is called Stearns Wharf and is the oldest continuously operating wooden pier, built in 1872. A claim to fame for this pier is that it ...
... Well, they were booked, so that is off the table. We did book for Monday. So what was next, coffee and a snack. The little cages are packed with locals. I figure it is good then. The fog lifted and the sun came out for an extended visit. It really is beautiful here. The waves crashing onto the shore are so relaxing. My next house must have that, one can dream. Upon arriving back to our room the hotel had left Di a card and a ...
... and Cambria. As you can see from my photos, the beach was stuffed full of massive Elephant Seals - weighing in at up to 5000lbs and measuring 16' in length. the noise and the smell were something else! You can check out a live webcam here.
The coastal plain was opening up by now and we continued south through Moro Bay, passing San Luis Obispo and on to ...
... were delighted to see a group of white pelicans in a choreographed fishing dance. Lunch had to be had in the rock and roll diner....two train carriages and a great piece of American history, not to mention a great burger!
Shortly after this we reached Pismo Beach where we bought ice-creams and went for a walk on the 1200 foot wooden pier and watched the dolphins, the sea lions, the surfers ...
... agriculture pueblo of Guadalupe, I was sad to find out that no camping was there. I found myself wondering what to do as the next campground was 16miles away. In these circumstances, the best thing to do is to stop and grab a gatorade and a chocolate bar. A gentleman started a conversation with me and we chatted for a few minutes. Explaining my problem with the wind and the extra 16 miles to the ...
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