Carmel Walks Featured in 360West Magazine

Carmel Walks Featured in 360West Magazine

Carmel Chic Story and Photos By Michael Hiller Quirky, poetic, timeless, seductive -Carmel is like an enchanted fairytale village filled with delicious food, magical views and, of course, spectacular golf courses. You don’t come to Carmel to spend the day in a spa or lounge by the hotel pool. You come to be wowed. You come to hike along its rugged coastline, explore its leafy passageways and stare out at its wave-lashed horizon. Even when it is swaddled in fog…

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Carmel Walks Featured in South Bay Accent Magazine

Carmel Walks Featured in South Bay Accent Magazine

Intriguing 48-Hour Itinerary By Kathy Chin Leong Once upon a time – in 1924, to be exact – Hugh Comstock built a storybook cottage for his wife Mayotta where she could display and sell her handmade dolls. The 244-square-foot historic Doll House, commonly known as Hansel, was tucked behind gnarled oak trees and featured and off-kilter chimney, rounded doorway and exaggerated pitched roof. A year later, the couple fashioned a matching cottage next door named Gretel. Enamored of the whimsical…

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Carmel Walks Article in Taste California Drives and Desinations

Carmel Walks Article in Taste California Drives and Desinations

Look All Around in Carmel by Dan Clarke Think you know a lot about Carmel? After a walk with Gael Gallagher, you’ll know a whole lot more. A transplanted Bostonian, she has been leading tours on the Monterey Peninsula since 1984. Tuesdays through Saturdays she meets with visitors in the courtyard of the Pine Inn before leading them on a two-hour tour of Carmel-by-the-Sea. It’s beautiful here. Anybody can see that. But even a frequent visitor will appreciate the area…

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Carmel Walks featured in “Art and Entertain me”

Carmel Walks featured in “Art and Entertain me”

The best way to delve into intriguing historical facts and tales about Carmel-by-the-Sea is to sign up for Gael Gallagher’s Carmel Walks. This informative and enjoyable city tour start at Pine Inn, and explores small and graceful city parks, historic inns, hidden courtyards, secret gardens, and intricate pathways between them. A part of the tour is dedicated to the city’s famous fairy tale houses, designed by Hugh Comstock in his adorably playful architectural style inspired by children’s books illustrations. A…

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Carmel Walks featured in The Bay Area Reporter

Carmel Walks featured in The Bay Area Reporter

“When you see a passageway, try not to go out the same way you came in,” advised Gael Gallagher, who leads the daily Carmel Walks walking tour of Carmel-by-the-Sea, a quintessentially quaint California seaside city just two hours south of San Francisco. I had the pleasure of taking the tour earlier this month and exploring a good part of the Monterey Bay Area. Carmel-by-the-Sea is home to just 3,800 residents and is one of the most unique communities in the…

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Carmel Walks included in “THE BEST DRIVES” article on CheapCarRental.net

Carmel Walks included in “THE BEST DRIVES” article on CheapCarRental.net

The Pacific Coast Highway was featured in “THE BEST DRIVES” article on CheapCarRental.net. Below is an excerpt about Carmel Walks! “A great way to explore the upscale town’s colorful cottages, art galleries, hidden gardens and famous churches is to take a 2-hour walking tour. Gael Gallagher’s Carmel Walks cover the original fairytale cottages, homes and haunts of bohemian artists and writers, and the oldest art gallery in Carmel. With 30 years experience guiding tours, Gael’s goal is to show you…

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You don’t really know Carmel until you’ve walked it with Gael Gallagher

You don’t really know Carmel until you’ve walked it with Gael Gallagher

6 RE The Carmel Pine Cone August 30, 2013 You don’t really know Carmel until you’ve walked it with Gael Gallagher ONE THING Gael Gallagher doesn’t need is a Dale Carnegie course to bring her out of her shell. This outgoing, enthusiastic, passionate tour guide has been conducting tours, both predetermined and customized, for more than 30 years. Gallagher is a historian/naturalist who saturates her clients with lively patter guaranteed to keep them interested while they’re tagging along with her….

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