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Wild Cat Adventure at Ventana Inn, Big Sur

Four hotels in the Monterey Peninsula-Big Sur area are members of the Condé Nast Traveler Platinum Circle List signifying five consecutive years, including 2012, on their annual CN Traveler Gold List hotels. Ventana Inn, Big Sur 89.7 Post Ranch Inn, Big Sur 93.9 Inn at Spanish Bay, Pebble Beach 92.5 Lodge at Pebble Beach 95.0…

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Three Condors of the Day in Big Sur

Yesterday was bird day afternoon along the Big Sur coast of Monterey County. The wind blown waves made whale spotting difficult. To compensate for lack of whale sightings was a marvelous display of birds, thousands of gulls, soaring along the coastline cliffs along 40 miles of coast from Carmel Highlands south.

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Monterey-Big Sur Winter Hotel Deals

I spent a day at the beach in Carmel last week.  There were the usual crowds walking along the boutique storefronts and across Ocean Street.  The pedestrian traffic subsided quickly once away from the commercial district of Carmel and the beach was a quiet place on a sunny December weekday. Carmel was voted #6 city…

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