Travel Blogs from Santa Barbara, United States

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Santa Monica to Santa Barabra, Santa Barbara, United States travel blog

Santa Monica to Santa Barabra

A travel blog entry by woodsy79

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... sat nav and off we went, the coast line is similar to the Great Ocean roads but more rugged. We found the hostel i had seen in Santa barbara and checked in, we dumped out bags and went out for a look around. We went onto the pier and walked all the way ...

From Autumn to Spring, Santa Barbara, United States travel blog

From Autumn to Spring

A travel blog entry by glassmerchant

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... the immigration queue! Then up the LA freeway to Santa Barbara. Breakfast on the beach, then a little cultural trip around the Santa Barbara Mission (1786 - almost modern!!) then off up the coast to investigate what the west coast has to offer. The ...

Reagan Library, Simi Valley, United States travel blog

Reagan Library

A travel blog entry by edellis903

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We left beautiful Santa Barbara, and decided to take the "back road" again, on our way to Simi Valley to the Reagan Library. Jane had to drive, because the road was just full of switch-backs, hairpin turns, and steep hills. From the 101 up to Ojai was ...

Moving, moving, moving, Santa Barbara, United States travel blog

Moving, moving, moving

A travel blog entry by edellis903

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... of riding school busses, since the lines of cars near the fields were very long.  Watched the sun go down from the Santa Barbara Wharf.  Looked like a pier, but they called it a Wharf.  Cuisine was truly spectacular,  In-N-Out Burger ...

Gaviota state park, Santa Barbara, United States travel blog

Gaviota state park

A travel blog entry by cjhans2

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After a nice rest in a motel last night I rode 65 miles to Gaviota State Park. It is a windy location.it is placed in a canyon that flows to the ...

Getting Ready to Go, Santa Barbara, United States travel blog

Getting Ready to Go

A travel blog entry by ohrnsabbatical

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... busy getting ready to leave on our European adventure and can't believe how fast the day of our departure is rapidly approaching. We leave Santa Barbara on March 3rd and it will be here before we know it. We appreciate having a month off of work before ...

Lots of things to do on the wharf, Santa Barbara, United States travel blog

Lots of things to do on the wharf

A travel blog entry by ggilreath

Lots of places to eat, or just have hand made ice cream, or even hang out a  fishing ...

Day 124 - Santa Barbara and drive to San Diego, Santa Barbara, United States travel blog

Day 124 - Santa Barbara and drive to San Diego

A travel blog entry by jayandbob

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... the pier checking out some shops and taking in the views while breathing the fresh sea air. Then we walked up the Main Street in Santa Barbara, the same street we went to the bars on last night. We looked in a bunch of shops and everyone bought something ...

Small boat sailing, Santa Barbara, United States travel blog

Small boat sailing

A travel blog entry by ggilreath

Sailing is safe even for small boats in this ...

Spring cleaning!, Santa Barbara, United States travel blog

Spring cleaning!

A travel blog entry by ohrnsabbatical

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We have rented our home to our neighbor's parents who are coming from Chicago for the spring. We are so happy it worked out to rent to our friend's family! Thankfully we are leaving the house furnished but we are doing some spring cleaning to get ...

Day 123 - Road trip to Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, United States travel blog

Day 123 - Road trip to Santa Barbara

A travel blog entry by jayandbob

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... Californian sea lions we had seen on the pier in San Fran. The trip ended up taking about 8 and a half hours, we arrived into Santa Barbara at around 7.45pm and Bobbie and I checked in first while the guys waited for us then we went to their hotel just ...

rain rain go away..., Santa Barbara, United States travel blog

rain rain go away...

A travel blog entry by bashleyf

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      During the drive last night, somewhere between Fremont and Santa Barbara it started pouring rain. I was hoping it would let up overnight, but it hasn't. This sucks because I've never seen Santa Barbara and it looks like ...

President's Day Week end, Santa Barbara, United States travel blog

President's Day Week end

A travel blog entry by ohrnsabbatical

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It was a great weekend with Julie, Eric and Josephine visiting. The weather was perfect for a weekend full of adventure and outdoor fun.   We started with climbing rocks and hanging out up at Lizard's Mouth, then swimming in the Samarkand pool, ...

Kite flying on the beach, Santa Barbara, United States travel blog

Kite flying on the beach

A travel blog entry by ggilreath

This is almost as fun to watch as to ...

"I'm not drinking any f@*king Merlot!"

A travel blog entry by stoo

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... Tequila.  It is the devils own drink from the seventh circle of hell. So I crash out in the car and wake up in sunny Santa Barbara.  The weather is glorious and a stroll on the pier is a nice wake up call, and I begin to feel more like ...

Raining in Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, United States travel blog

Raining in Santa Barbara

A travel blog entry by zwergliazrael

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We arrived in Santa Barbara just after lunch. Unfortunately, our intended campsite was full!!! Unwilling to travel 30 minutes away to the next campgrounds, we are now in yet another motel! Can you tell that we are getting to the end of the trip? ...

Total washout in Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, United States travel blog

Total washout in Santa Barbara

A travel blog entry by zwergliazrael

It is a total washout here in Santa Barbara. Non-stop rain forecasted for the next couple of days. It looks like our camping days are over. Thankfully we had that wonderful last night in Pismo Beach! We scrapped the plans for Santa Barbara and Malibu as ...

po dalnici c. 1 na sever, Santa Barbara, United States travel blog

po dalnici c. 1 na sever

A travel blog entry by gabifilova

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... nas napadne. V informacich ve Ventoure, byl velmi ochotny pan a zasobil nas plnou taskou letacku, takze mame z ceho cerpat. Zastavujeme v Santa Barbare, kde se prochazime po plazi, jdeme na drevene molo do more,do pristavu. pekne. Jedeme dal do Solangu, ...

Day 109 - Big Sur to Santa Barbara -California, Santa Barbara, United States travel blog

Day 109 - Big Sur to Santa Barbara -California

A travel blog entry by thekemptons

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... to giggle each time Rich spoke setting him off again. Heaven help us. We arrive at our home for the next two nights in Santa Barbara. We are literally sleeping next to the highway, but we knew that when we booked. This is the only RV site actually in ...

Sunrise, Santa Barbara, United States travel blog

Sunrise

A travel blog entry by jcarlton

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... a beautiful sunrise topped with fresh bread and a steaming cup of great coffee. But a walk along the pier made it even a bit better. Santa Barbara is not immune to the homeless. We have found them all over. It does make you a little on edge. Last ...

Dust Bowl to Beach, Santa Barbara, United States travel blog

Dust Bowl to Beach

A travel blog entry by jcarlton

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Never again will I take the beauty of Vancouver for granted. According to locals and former locals one needs to visit the botanical gardens. Upon arriving up the mountainside we entered what I might call a dust bowl. Little or very little color, even ...

Flowers, Santa Barbara, United States travel blog

Flowers

A travel blog entry by jcarlton

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Just a few pictures of some ...

Cooking School, Santa Barbara, United States travel blog

Cooking School

A travel blog entry by jcarlton

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A fabulous afternoon and evening. We started the afternoon shopping for our dinner. We met up with our instructor and two other ladies. A third was on the way, she was having difficult parking. Melanie arrived in pink carrying a pink do carrier ...

A bit of class, Santa Barbara, United States travel blog

A bit of class

A travel blog entry by jcarlton

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Santa Barbara is a unique place, from the very wealthy the homeless, to street kids exploring life. We have seen the gates to multi million dollar homes to hidden niches beneath garbage bins. One does not see any pan handling in the streets. It is ...

Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, United States travel blog

Santa Barbara

A travel blog entry by -ritchie-

Santa ...

Day 110 - Santa Barbara - California(USA), Santa Barbara, United States travel blog

Day 110 - Santa Barbara - California(USA)

A travel blog entry by thekemptons

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A few minutes down the road into Santa Barbara for today's fun. Sun is shining, sea is glistening, and the palm trees are huge. Gorgeous place. We have a stroll along the sea front and onto the wharf whilst Taya has a nap. Then the main activity for the ...

King of Sport, Santa Barbara, United States travel blog

King of Sport

A travel blog entry by jcarlton

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... as a buffer. No, picture four or five horses coming towards you, but veering away in time. Such was our day at the Santa Barbara Polo Club. Th game consists of 8 massive beasts racing up to speeds of 35 miles per hour on a field that is equivalent ...

The Way to the Warm  Jan, 6 – 12, 2014, Santa Barbara, United States travel blog

The Way to the Warm Jan, 6 – 12, 2014

A travel blog entry by raroboy

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... like it when the big A-classes hang in the air. So in the evening everyone enjoys the nice warm inside.       Santa Barbara We took the slow bus to Santa Barbara… and then walked up to the Mission, one of the 21 Spanish missions ...

Exploring Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, United States travel blog

Exploring Santa Barbara

A travel blog entry by mouser206

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After breakfast we strolled down to the beachfront and along the pier to the end where we watched a cormorant dive under the water and appear with a fish in its beak.   We also saw a guy fishing who caught a ray and didn't want to touch it.... hehe. ...

Driving the Big Sur, Santa Barbara, United States travel blog

Driving the Big Sur

A travel blog entry by wadhwani

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What a glorious day! Somewhat overcast with tendrils of cloud obscuring our views but it didn't completely take away the spectacular scenery. Another thank you to Tripadvisor where we read about the 'Old Road ' which, I guess , was part of the old ...

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