Missing Part of the Museum in Monterey, California
We strolled up to the Pacific House Museum, as we have many times in the past, only to be faced with a piece of paper taped on the inside of the glass door: "Due to state budget cuts, the adobes are now closed. Please enjoy the gardens in the rear." No more exploring the Native American exhibit on the second floor that highlights the local tribes in the area; no more looking at the different leather brands from the ranches up and down the coast. What a travesty! Instead, we did as instructed, making our way to the Memory Garden behind the Pacific House Museum. A mossy raised fish pond teeming with water lily pads and barren, gnarled arms of wisteria cling to exposed beams all add to the sense that you are stepping back into time. Just not too far back because the garden used to be the site of bull-bear fights.
- Trazzler Editor (Editor) Thanks for entering the Weekly Worldwide Contest!
- Megan Cytron (Editor) Glad you were able to make the best of it--and very sorry that so many state parks are forced to hide their treasures away....