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Announcing the Winners of the 2012 “Wish You Were Here!” Photo Contest!
After much time and deliberation, our esteemed judges have finally chosen the winners for the First Annual Carmel Mission Inn’s “Wish You Were Here!” photo contest.
We want to thank each person who shared their photos and stories with us. We really do appreciate the time and effort that you put into this contest. Without your participation, this contest would not have been the success that it was!
The judges’ decision process was predicated on two criteria:
1. Quality of the photograph.
2. The short story tying the photograph to the individual’s visit to the Monterey Peninsula.
Let me just say that the judges had a very hard time choosing the winners. There was a wonderful array of photographs and short stories from which to choose! read more...
Carmelite Monastery of Carmel, CA is home to a community of sequestered meditative nuns who live a life of devotion to Jesus Christ through prayer and song.This 81 year old monastery is a spectacular building which contains a lovely cathedral and peaceful gardens that are the perfect place for prayer or reflection. A visit to the Carmelite Monastery mass is a unique experience as the voices of the choir ascend through the cathedral with such clarity and beauty that your find yourself wanting to come back again and again. Public Mass is held six days a week. read more...
First our friends at Adventures By The Sea takes out kayaking, biking, and paddle boarding. Next, the Monterey Bay Aquarium opens its doors for a private tour of the aquarium. After viewing this video you will be ready bring the family to Monterey for a visit. There are just so many family recreational options on the peninsula. read more...