The California Museum of Sciences is a magnificent structure, by Architect Renzo Piano, that houses the Kimball Natural History Museum, Steinhart aquarium, the Morrison planetarium AND a tropical forest habitat! The reptile collection is worth coming alone – even if just for Claude the albino alligator!
January 8, 2016 + California
Big Sur is a beautiful, rugged 100-mile stretch on California’s central coast, running between Carmel and San Simeon.
The name “Big Sur” is derived from the original Spanish-language “el sur grande”, meaning “the big south”, and invokes images full of winding turns, seaside cliffs and views of the often-misty ocean.
At the Mondrian a splattering of beautiful designed furniture, creating the perfect diorama for the good looking patrons that visit the hotel. The rooms are ample and comfortable, if a bit cool in atmosphere. Pluses for hidden plasmas and the expansive balconies. If you stay here, ask for a balcony room looking over the pool & city.