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Sight Seeing At Cannery Row, Monterey

AFTER OUR HEAVY LUNCH AT FISHERMAN'S GROTTO, it was time to shed off the calories but we ended up taking a trolley to downtown to Cannery Row.  I did not know what to expect, just followed our tour guide and explored the town... Upon reaching Cannery Row, I saw something similar to my hometown, Ipoh....

Monterey Canning Co. in US...
Ipoh Canning Garden in Malaysia... 

Cannery Row’s Immigrant Heritage
The Monterey Bay has been home to many diverse cultures throughout history. First inhabited by Native Americans, then settled by the Spanish, it later became home to many Chinese, Italian, Portuguese and Japanese immigrants.

This the trolley which took us to Cannery Row...
Free of charge...
We walked around the vicinity and have a feel of the town... 
Here and there, we walked everywhere,...
And on the way back to Sacramento, we stopped at the St Luis Rey...
And that was the end of our day trip to Monterey....
No shopping, just sight-seeing...


Comments

  1. I think I love the beautiful ships in the water the best. And such a beautiful you beside the blue flowers!

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  2. The whole place is so heavenly and nice. The scenic view of the sea, rocks and boats are awesome.

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  3. The sea is so blue! Deep blue. Looks so nice.

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  4. I like the sea view in the 6th picture...

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  5. Lovely blue all around. Cold kah? Here, if it is that sunny, I would not want to go out.

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  6. I like the sea, such pleasing blue colour, is this a sea or lake, the last second photo looks like lake

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  7. Yes, the blues are everywhere... skies and seas...

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