As well as the dolphins we followed up the Coromandel we saw wild dolphins in California. We've gotten into the habit of stopppng at Phil's Fish Market on the way to Monterey Aquarium because the food is so good. We usually walk out the back onto the beach - last time we saw first a throng of pelicans - and then a pod of dolphins!
Driving down Big Sur I was struck by the Senator's Cottage at the Tickle Pink Inn. How appropriate!