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Oct 09, 2013

A Whale of a Tale

Incredulous, but true tale!  For the past two weeks whales have been spotted by our guests, during breakfast!  They are mostly Humpbacks feeding on the anchovies in the Monterey Bay.  It is quite a site to witness the spouts and flukes! View some great photos shared on our facebook page!

Jul 03, 2013

Summertime and the weather is WONDERFUL!

Summer 2013 has begun so spectacularly -- here on the Central Coast, that is!  Mornings are beginning with sunshine coming through a light misty cool fog -- absolutely perfect for an early stroll  on the path following the rocky coastline of the Monterey Bay Santuary.  Runners are loving the splash against their face, arms and legs.  The winds have been perfect for sailing. As you are enjoying your breakfast, imagine looking across the bay and spotting the top of a mast above the fog line, and moment to moment the full mast appears and then the entire boat is in clear sight.  ...

May 15, 2013

Busy, Busy, Busy

The Spring Season is in full swing --perfect timing for Anne's impromptu weekend trip to the Wickwood Inn in Saugatuck, Michigan.  She returned happy, relaxed, and further convinced that bed and breakfasts attract the sweetest people on earth.  She met the most wonderful Mid Westerners, and has invited them all to the Martine Inn for a reunion. Way-to-go, Anne!

Don is presently loading up his rig with the 1950 MG TD, Johnny Von Neuman Special, for the Sonoma Historic Motorsports Festival at Sonoma Raceway this weekend.  The racetrack will be celebrating the 60th Anniversary...

Feb 04, 2013

Winter Gardens

Creating and maintaining winter gardens that produce flowers is always a challenge.  We are fortunate at the Martine Inn to have a climate that is temperate throughout the year with non freezing temperature in the winter and moderate temperature throughout the remainder of the year, never getting above 80 degrees.  This winter the cymbidiums are blooming earlier than usual and each of the orchid like blooms lasts about a month so they make great floral displays.  Some of our camellias are beginning to bloom also with their large colorful blooms.  The brilliant colors of the...

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