Tag Archive: Road trip USA

Day 33 – Honolulu to Los Angeles

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I write this blog with a little sadness that after months of planning this amazing trip, today we start our journey home. The alarm went off at 03:15 in time to have a… Continue reading

Day 30 – Waimea Bay, Oahu

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After some domestic duties of making breakfast and using the laundry facilities at the cottage, we went off to see if we could see the turtles coming up onto the beach at Laniakea… Continue reading

Day 29 Shark Cove, Oahu, Hawaii

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We woke to glorious sunshine and a lovely warm day, so after breakfast I went for a walk to ‘explore’ the local area. When the others were up, we walked to the second… Continue reading

Day 28 – Waimea beach and North Shore, Oahu

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After breakfast we went to the next-door beach but a few minutes later it was pouring with rain! But as our cottage is about 30 metres away from the beach it wasn’t a… Continue reading

Day 26 – San Clemente to San Diego

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We left the Best western Casablanca hotel in San Clemente after a much needed relaxing few hours by the hotel pool. It was only the second time I have managed a swim on… Continue reading

Day 25 – Santa Barbara to San Clemente vía Malibu and Santa Monica

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Day 4 of our Pacific Cost Highway Drive We had a lovely breakfast at our hotel (west Coast Inn) sat by the pool. We shared a table with an American couple. The lady… Continue reading

Day 22 – Pacific Coast Highway San Francisco to Monterey

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Day 1 of our Pacific Coast Highway route We had one last family breakfast together before we went our separate ways.  Over breakfast we added to the USA car playlist with tracks appropriate… Continue reading

Day 23 – Monterrey to Cayucos, via Pebble Beach and Carmel

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Day 2 of our Pacific Coast Highway Drive We left our Motel and drove out through Monterey passing the historic Cannery Row.  The old fishermen buildings had been turned into trendy shops and… Continue reading

Day 21 – Alcatraz

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After a good breakfast in our Hotel Zoe’s Pescadore Restarant, we made our way for what we hoped was another highlight of our tour.  It was a short walk from our hotel onto… Continue reading

Day 20 – San Francisco

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For one of the first times on this trip we ventured out for breakfast. Up until now we have had ‘Continental’ style in our hotel. But with Ash and Jo (our adult children)… Continue reading