Old Fisherman’s Wharf – Monterey, California #2

The motorhome is parked at Thousand Trails RV Resort in Morgan Hill, California.

My eye surgeon at the VA Hospital in Palo Alto, California wants me back for a six-month post-operation examination of my cataract surgery. My appointment is scheduled for April 21st. Palo Alto is only about 40 miles from my current location. I’ll sit here until the 21st when I’ll drive the Bronco to Palo Alto. I expect to arrive at Mary’s home in Murphys, California on either April 22 or 23.

Recently I spent several days in Monterey…an area rich in beautiful scenery and history. A bonanza for a travel blogger! I ended up with 17 blog titles and 628 photos which I’ll present over the roughly next six weeks. This works well for me because I’ll be in an “idle period” during that time. Currently I’m sitting here in Morgan Hill (I’ve been here a number of times in the past) awaiting my VA hospital appointment. Then off to Mary’s home for about four weeks during which time I’ll do routine maintenance, minor repairs and cleaning. On about May 21, Mary and I are planning to head-out for Yellowstone National Park (and other destinations) in Wyoming. Till then, enjoy Monterey!

Today’s subject – Old Fisherman’s Wharf #2…

Before you begin the photos, you may want to read the Wikipedia information by clicking this link…http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fisherman%27s_Wharf,_Monterey,_California

I have elected to begin my Monterey series with the most popular tourist spot in Monterey. In the below Google Earth image it is the shorter wharf on the left…

As always you may left click upon an image to see an enlarged view and then click once again to see an even larger view…


Looking back towards the head of the wharf…


Another upscale tourist shop…


Eating is a big activity on the wharf. Hope you are hungry…


You are enticed to come inside by samples outside…


There are likely more eating places than any other kind of place on the wharf…


Come on in…


How about a lollipop…


A really big colorful one…


Here is where they are…


How about a beautiful pewter(?) figurine…


If you need to find something, look here…


The wharf as seen from upstairs of the Old Custom House which you will get to see soon…


And finally my $8.95 bowl of clam chowder at Crabby Jim’s? A bit pricey…but good. With a name like that, how could I eat anywhere else?…


Here’s the Old Fisherman’s Wharf website link…http://www.montereywharf.com/

Of course, I took many photos of the harbor. Those photos will be seen in a blog posting with that title soon. Today concludes the Old Fisherman’s Wharf photos.

Tomorrow we will continue with more of the beautiful scenery and history that is part of Monterey, California!


Yesterday was cloudy with a few showers and 63 degrees. Forecast for today is cloudy/sunny and 63 degrees.

The red dot on the below map shows our approximate location in the State of California. You may double left-click the map to make it larger…


Enjoying 65-75 degree temperatures with low humidity most of the year is a primary joy in the RVing lifestyle!

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving”…Albert Einstein


On October 27, 2012, I created a two-minute video titled America The Beautiful. The music America The Beautiful is by Christopher W. French. The photos, which I randomly selected, are from the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Tennessee, Washington and West Virginia (not shown in that order)…are mine. Yup, That’s me standing in front of the Post Office in Luckenbach, Texas…Y’all!

Click this link to start the video. Make sure you have your speakers turned on and go to full screen asap.

If you would like to see my YouTube videos, click this link… http://www.youtube.com/user/JimJ1579/videos

There are more than 600 photo albums in my Picasa Web Albums File. To gain access, you simply have to click this link… https://picasaweb.google.com/110455945462646142273?authkey=Gv1sRgCKrvzqm8-IKGdA

If you have not checked out my Ramblin Man’s Photos Blog, you can do so by clicking this link…http://ramblinmanphotos.wordpress.com/

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2 thoughts on “Old Fisherman’s Wharf – Monterey, California #2

  1. Elaine McCullough May

    I’m enjoying your Monterey pictures. It’s many years since we’ve been there. Thank you!
    Elaine in BC Canadaelainemay@shaw.ca

    • ramblinmanjimj

      Thanks for your comment. Lots more Monterey photos coming in the next several weeks.

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