Another Great Day in Monterey!
Trip Start Apr 30, 2010
52Trip End Sep 05, 2010
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Where I stayed
Geoff Gales' Place
Wine and Wildlife!
Once again on Wednesday we slept in, taking advantage of the silence a real house has to offer as opposed to a parking lot. Geoff again rolled in around noon, as Matt and I were finishing breakfast, and had more big plans for us – so many in fact it was difficult to decide what to do. We finally decided that we would head back into Monterey and try to aim for some wine-tasting. Then, Geoff would head back to campus where he had a teacher function at 4 while we went to the renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium, and we would meet back up for dinner afterwards.
Since we were a bit pressed for time (well, we could have woken up early and biked out to the
Friendly Darryl, behind the counter serving the goods, was originally from New Brunswick but had been converted to Californian many years ago. With a sun-browned face and silvery, shaggy hair, he looked pure California and many years younger than the 65 he insisted he was
Clearly, a nice afternoon of wine tasting is best followed up by looking at a lot of aquatic life. We headed to the Monterey Bay Aquarium, which was half price for us since Geoff lent us his season’s pass. The Aquarium was stunning. Different sections contain cross sections of
The Seahorse display was fascinating – what