Since we’d been to Santa Barbara, Los Olivos, Solvang, and Buellton before, we decided to try another route and head east, to end up in Ojai. However, if you haven’t traveled that section of the PCH/101, we strongly recommend it. There is a lot to see and do, and there[…]
After a second night in Marina we headed out along the Salinas River for an easy morning ride. Through endless farm country along River Road we finally turned south on to Carmel Valley Road back west toward Carmel Valley. What a scenic ride!! As we dropped into Carmel Valley, the[…]
We ended up spending two nights in Marina with our Chinese friend, giving us the opportunity to see Monterey at a leisurely pace. We spent all day on the Monterey Peninsula cruising through Pacific Grove, Monterey, and Carmel-by the-Sea. We had heard that one of the highlights was to do[…]
From the junction of Route 116 with Highway 1, we drove north up and down and in and out along the coast until we reached Fort Bragg. We had heard from one of my colleagues that we must visit Glass Beach in Fort Bragg if we were in the area.[…]
Leaving Tiburon we headed down in to Saulsalito. We found a parking spot right in the downtown area and found a nice place on the water for lunch.
After our Saulsalito pitstop we headed straight for the Shoreline Highway, the Golden Gate Park and view would have to wait for the return trip. Much to our amazement and mutual pleasure, Route 1 out in front of us was freshly paved! We crested the hill and headed down toward[…]
On our first morning of our trip we were lucky enough to find a really great breakfast place called La Note. It was what I pictured to be a typical cool college town breakfast spot. Really quaint old house with Bohemian décor.
One of the best things about motorcycle touring – finding towns and roads that you didn’t know existed. Tiburon is a most unexpected quaint little town sort of place. A great road called Paradise Road …