Monthly Archives: August 2012

Pictures of the Stunning Big Sur Coast California

It’s Labor Day weekend and I am on my way back up to Carmel for a few days.  I thought I would share a few of my pictures of Big Sur that I took on my last trip.  I hope you have a … Continue reading

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Casual Dining at Bubba Gump Shrimp Company in Monterey California

Bubba Gump Shrimp Company is a fun, casual place to eat on the infamous Cannery Row in Monterey, California. Adjacent to the water, the dining view is fantastic. Opened in 1996, this location was the first of many Bubba Gump … Continue reading

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Mouth Watering Food at Montrio Bistro in Monterey, California

One early evening in Monterey, California, I was searching for a restaurant for dinner. I had already changed into comfortable clothes when I found Montrio Bistro on the Internet. Looking over the menu, I found many interesting dishes. I also found … Continue reading

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Hilton Hawaiian Village in Waikiki, Hawaii

I had the chance to stay at the Hilton Hawaiian Village on the beaches of Waikiki on the island of Oahu.  This is the largest Hilton property in the world and is built on 22 acres.  This oceanfront resort is located … Continue reading

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Breakfast in Manhattan at Cafe Lalo

Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day and today I will be sharing one of the 7 places I had breakfast during my last visit to Manhattan.  I wake up hungry in the morning so I am always ready … Continue reading

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Day Trip to Solvang and Santa Barbara Part 3 Santa Barbara

Continuation from Day Trip to Solvang and Santa Barbara Part 2 Solvang With our stomachs full and the air conditioner blasting in the car we continued east on the 246 until we got to the 154 and headed towards Santa … Continue reading

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Day Trip to Solvang and Santa Barbara Part 2 Solvang

Continuation from Day Trip to Solvang and Santa Barbara Part 1 Ostrich Land Solvang is a few miles east of Ostrich Land.  When Varya and I arrived we were able to find a place to park on the street just adjacent … Continue reading

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Day Trip to Solvang and Santa Barbara Part 1 Ostrich Land

On Saturday I had a chance to spend the day with my good friend Varya.  Varya and I talked during the week about going up to the Solvang area since she had never been there before.  We decided to leave … Continue reading

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Pictures on the Drive Between Cannery Row and 17 Mile Drive

Happy Friday! I’m always so excited when the weekend rolls around. I’m planning on doing a day trip to Solvang with a good friend tomorrow and hopefully spend a little time in Santa Barbara on the way back. I lived … Continue reading

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Pure Relaxation at the Portola Hotel & Spa in Monterey California

Portola Hotel and Spa at Monterey Bay is one of my favorite places to stay on the Monterey Peninsula. Having visited nearly ten times over the years, it’s the perfect location. The Portola Hotel, situated in the middle of town, … Continue reading

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