Travel to Tijuana, Mexico and Monterey, California – Episode 12

categories: USA Travel

Travel with the Amateur Traveler to Tijuana in the Baja California area of Mexico on a volunteer travel trip. Hear about building houses in the poor areas of Tijuana and why someone would do that on vacation.

Also hear about the Monterey Bay area of California from Chris who grew up in the Monterey area (Salinas). hear about beaches and bed and breakfasts. Hear about why you should skip San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf and come to Monterey’s wharf instead. What are great places to stay and great places to eat? Is it true that the Monterey Aquarium was started with the request from a daughter to a father?



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Show Notes

Mexico

Monterey

Monterey Photo Gallery
Bed and Breakfasts: The Jabberwock
Monterey Bay Map
Santa Cruz Beach and Boardwalk
Capitola
Castroville Artichoke Festival
Monterey Bay Submarine Canyon
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Restaurant: First Awakenings
Restaurant: The Tinnery
17 Mile Drive
Monterey Wharf
Bed and Breakfast: The Centrella Inn
Bed and Breakfast: The Seven Gables
Monterey Bay Coastal Bike Path
Restaurant: Peppers Mexicali Cafe (address)

Internet Resources

Monterey County Visitor’s Information
Adventures By The Sea – Kayaking & Bike Rental
Monterey Marriott (where we stay)
Historic Cannery Row Tour
Self-Guided Art Walk
Monterey Path of History

Discussions

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Song

Monterey by The Black Umbrellas

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by Chris Christensen

I am the host of the Amateur Traveler. The Amateur Traveler is an online travel show that focuses primarily on travel destinations and what are the best places to travel to. It includes both a weekly audio podcast, a video podcast, and a blog.

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