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San Diego, A Beautiful City!

In the far south-west of California not far from the border with Mexico lies the amazing city of San Diego. This was one of our favourite cities – good weather, relaxed and friendly atmosphere, lots of things to do, great transport system. We stayed for a few days in San Diego about 4 miles south…

Big Sur down to Hearst Castle

After Carmel we took the Coastal Drive down through Big Sur. This area is still relatively underdeveloped and this can make the scenery quite dramatic in places. Try to picture the big waves roaring in from the Pacific Ocean breaking on one side whilst driving on a winding road that weaves around the cliff edges…

Malibu & Venice Beach

Heading down the Pacific Highway Coast towards our destination of San Diego we decided to stop off in Los Angeles for a night. Whilst this city has never really appealed to us we thought it would be a shame to drive straight through. Just before reaching LA we passed through Malibu – the affluent beach…

Mono Lake and its amazing tufa’s!

We stopped off for a couple of nights in the small town of Lee Vining which is in the Mono Basin National Forest Scenic Area at a lovely little caravan park and campsite called Mono Vista RV Park. The park had views over to Mono Lake and its Tufa’s so we took the short drive…