Day 11 Carmel by the SeaJanuary 27 in the United States ⋅ 🌙 12 °C
Last night we went for dinner to the Awahnee Hotel in Yosemite National Park. I had read the dress code and worn something reasonably dressed up and Darren didn’t look too bad either but the others were all still in their travelling gear - some still in tracksuit pants and sneakers (grandma!). Darren and I had to stand at the front of the group and try and disguise their disreputable state. The hotel was amazing in the middle of nowhere. Built in 1927, the dining room window has a view of the Bridal Veil falls in daylight. Sadly we were there at nighttime. The restaurant didn’t disappoint with delicious meals and a pianist playing the beautiful Steinway grand piano all night.
No bears disturbed us during the night and we headed out of Yosemite at 9.30 this morning for our four hour drive to Carmel by the Sea. We met up with Matt, Leah, Annie, Elliott, Riley and Isla for afternoon and explored the quaint shops. We watched the sun go down over the ocean and Rose took plenty of photos. We went out for dinner to a Mediterranean restaurant.
Tomorrow those who want to go and see the sea otters are going at 7.30 while the others have a sleep in and maybe explore the shops a bit more. Then we are off to Cambria for our last full day in America.Read more