Tag Archives: California


Finally we reached Monterey via the Big Sur, it took way longer to get here than I planned but if you read my previous post you’ll know the long drive was lovely and I wouldn’t have changed anything. After arriving in Monterey and dumping the car & bags at our hotel (Best Western, cheap as […]

The Big Sur

Are you sitting comfortably? Then I’ll begin with the history bit to make me look all clever like. The name “Big Sur” comes from the Spanish “el sur grande” which means “the big south” because of it’s position south of Monterey. It has the highest joined coastal mountain range in the US and rises a […]

California Roadtrip

I’m very excited right now – “Why is that Tim” I hear you all cry with enthusiastic curiosity. Well everyone if you must know it’s mainly because I have a California road trip planned & booked for this year.. Woooooooooot! I’ve never been anywhere in the US before but I’ve wanted to go for ages […]