It’s with a heavy heart that our time in is coming to an end in San Luis Obispo, but we still had a few hours to enjoy it while Westy Werks put the final touches on our Volkswagen Vanagon Westfalia. We spent the day picking up a couple things at the shops on main street and had a great lunch in the park with Archer and Zucca.
We got the call from Westy Werks that our Westfalia was done and ready to roll. Words can’t describe the positive experience we had with this shop, not only do they know their Volkswagen’s they have perfected customer experience. They picked me up downtown and brought me back to the shop to settle up and explain everything they did. Although they were not cheap I felt comfortable for our upcoming trip across the desert knowing I had specialists working on our 23 year old Westy. Money well spent.
One of the must stop destinations on our trip was Go Westy in Los Osos California. This is a parts supplier that I had purchased parts from before our trip and they’re the foremost supplier and manufacturer of specialty parts for Volkswagen Vanagon Westfalias in the world. Unfortunately when we arrived they had just closed although we did manage to get a campground recommendation from an employee that was leaving the parking lot.
Although the last few nights in a hotel was a nice luxury we were looking forward to some more camping. We headed to Montana de Oro State Park based on the recommendation, if you’re heading there it’s further down the road than you think it should be. This turned out to be a pretty plain and uneventful State Park and had a few sketchy campers there. Probably the most uneasy feeling place we have stayed so far, not bad enough to leave although I wouldn’t go again.
It was also nice to have a “home cooked” meal again on the Primus camp stove. One more sleep by the ocean before we start heading across the desert. Mixed Emotions!
Accommodation Cost: Montana De Oro State Park in Los Osos $25.00.
Volkswagen Camper Sightings: Vanagons are everywhere!