California Roadtrip part 3: Golden Gated, cowgirls & Aquariums…

California Roadtrip part 3: Golden Gated, cowgirls & Aquariums…

Welcome back! Sorry its been awhile!

So onto DAY 5!

Today we got up and went in search of a different place to have breakfast. We drove out of central San Fran and found a healthy food/breakfast place called ‘Evolution’.

We walked around for a bit, found the most amazing pet store, with a man and his pet parrot!

We drove then to the Palace of Fine Arts which was stunning!

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We also walked down to see the Golden Gate Bridge…

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Which unfortunately was shrouded in cloud from this view….

However as this was the day we were leaving for Monterey we drove over the Golden Gate Bridge on our way there…

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And then it was goodbye San Fransisco, thank you for an unforgettable time! On to Monterey!

We basically just checked into the hotel when we got to Monterey and had dinner in Knuckles Sports bar.

DAY 6

On day 6 we headed straight into Monterey and had breakfast in ‘American Diner’ and went to the Monterey Bay Aquarium! It was really cool, the jellyfish were definitely my favourite!

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After this, we drove ’17 mile drive’ seeing amazing coast views and these beautiful deer right outside someones house!

Then it was onto Carmel, which Clint Eastwood was mayor of for a while! Then we went to Carmel Valley which is known for being really warm and sunny even if just down the road in Monterey its cooler and cloudy. We met a real life part time cow girl, pull time police deputy! Her horses were georgous!

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We then drove back to the hotel after a busy and fun day!

Lucy xxx

Hello George Ezra….Again

Hello George Ezra….Again

Heya!

So awhile back now I went to see George Ezra for the second time and he was just as fabulous as the first time I saw him live! If you don’t know who George Ezra is 1. you should and 2. he is a 21 singer with the most incredibly deep voice and catchy lyrics you will hear for a long time.

What I love about George Ezra, and this is demonstrated beautifully when you see him live, is the age range that he attracts. Young, old, it doesn’t matter, people love him, and its not hard to see why!

So this time I went to The Hall for Cornwall in Truro. I’d never been to that venue before and was a little apprehensive as I knew it was a standing gig. However the atmosphere was lovely as outside before we went in they had a hog roast, a bar and ice cream being sold. It was a great start to the evening. The venue itself was small and intimate and really fun. Here are some quick snaps I shot on my phone…

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So anyway, if you have the chance, go and see him live, he’s incredible!

Lucy xxx

California Roadtrip part 2: San Fran, Big cliffs & Mrs Doubtfire

California Roadtrip part 2: San Fran, Big cliffs & Mrs Doubtfire

Hello!

Back again for part two of series on my California Roadtrip!

So picking up where we left off DAY 3!

Day 3 started with another gut busting, but absolutely gorgeous breakfast at Pinecrest. We walked down to Union Square and me and mum went into Macy’s and of course I headed straight for the MAC section! I had my entire face done up and the girl that helped us out was so nice. Of course I bought a few things! 😉

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We’d decided to take today slow so after a little look around some other shops round Union Square we headed back to the hotel for bit.

However soon we were up and out again and we decided to take a trip down to Chinatown.

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I bought a lovely jade necklace in one of the shops there and I actually really enjoyed walking around that area.

In the spirit of Chinese we got a Chinese takeaway that night and once more flopped into bed!

DAY 4

So in the morning we picked up our hire car and went to find the house from Mrs. Doubtfire. As big fans of Robin Williams it became a must.

It was actually incredibly moving as when we got there we saw hundreds of the stones around the trees outside had be written on with messages for Robin.

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Someone had even left a letter for him…

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We then headed out of San Fransisco in search of Yosemite National park, but because we’d started our day quite late and it was going to take a while to get there, we literally only decided last minute.

We got lunch on the road and drove, we got lost a couple of times and by the time we found it, it was like 5pm! Because of this we didn’t stay long! But wow, was it worth it!

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I can’t describe the beautiful surroundings, the peace and quiet and the scale of some of the cliffs! The pictures are great, but they do NOT do it justice! I love nature and this place was just truly breath taking.

We headed back to San Fransisco and picked up a deliciously pizza takeaway on the way back.

Thats all for now!

Lucy xxx