Travel Blogs from Santa Barbara, United States

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"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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Mixed Review, Santa Barbara, United States travel blog

Mixed Review

A travel blog entry by carolandgary

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We had very mixed emotions about Santa Barbara.  Our first impression was being bowled over by it's beauty.  I had to constantly remind myself I wasn't in Oahu while standing on the beach looking up to the mountains.  The trees here are old ...

Ger and Emily's Big Day, Santa Barbara, United States travel blog

Ger and Emily's Big Day

A travel blog entry by meshell

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Although the only change in location that we made after we arrived in Santa Barbara was the hotel (nothing bad just had to get close to the action) i have decided that the wedding day alone deserves an entry all to itself....It was a beautiful day...a ...

Santa Barbara, California, Santa Barbara, United States travel blog

Santa Barbara, California

A travel blog entry by traveling_tini

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Too many bloody saints around here, Santa Barbara, United States travel blog

Too many bloody saints around here

A travel blog entry by catkin

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... on the beach. The sun was just rising as we left, and the scenery was utterly tranquil and utterly beautiful. When we arrived in Santa Barbara, the hostel was just across the tracks from the train station, which was handy, if a bit noisy. We were too ...

Day trip with Daksha & Chetna, Santa Barbara, United States travel blog

Day trip with Daksha & Chetna

A travel blog entry by prathiba

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Santa Barbara has many university students which keeps the city buzzing. There are also lots of art and craft stores. The drive to Santa Barbara is along the coast with magical views. Had lunch at Baccinos Pizzera - yum,yum, ...

Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, United States travel blog

Santa Barbara

A travel blog entry by davekeli

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We enjoyed the Santa Barbara Mission    . . . . . . . . And especially the gorgeous chalk art exhibit on the pavement outside the main Mission church.  Yes, that is really just colored chalk on pavement! . . . . ...

Nap, Santa Barbara, United States travel blog

Nap

A travel blog entry by yigehaoren

Nap time after lunch! Actually we are really tired for whatever reason. After a short nap maybe we will go to the ...

Goodbye Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, United States travel blog

Goodbye Santa Barbara

A travel blog entry by cmart

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States Visited: 1 (so far) Total Miles Traveled: about 30 Sites Visited: The Pacific beach(es) Next Stop: Salten Sea and TDS New News: Kris has decided to grow a beard It was a little harder than we thought getting out of the house as well as ...

Sep 22, 2011, Santa Barbara, United States travel blog

Sep 22, 2011

A travel blog entry by cmbirdy48

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Bar bar bar, bar barbara ann, Santa Barbara, United States travel blog

Bar bar bar, bar barbara ann

A travel blog entry by honkytonks

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... brightly over the Pacific Ocean, highlighting seals and birds of prey as we hugged the coast. With typical efficiency, we arrived in Santa Barbara, blinking into the morning sunlight at half past nine. ‘Now…where is the hostel?’ - I ...

DAY 11: Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, United States travel blog

DAY 11: Santa Barbara

A travel blog entry by kramseth

Today we explored the beautiful city of Santa Barbara. I never thought I would want to live in California, but this city makes me want pack up and leave Midwest for good.  Driving through town you can find both ocean and mountain views.  The ...

LOVE IT , Santa Barbara, United States travel blog

LOVE IT

A travel blog entry by britwhite

SOME FUN STUFF IN UCSB AND STATE STREET YOU SHOULD TRY THE VELVET ROOM IF IT IS STILL ...

FYI : Crabs Are Not Bugs, Santa Barbara, United States travel blog

FYI : Crabs Are Not Bugs

A travel blog entry by journeyjoy

... we were both hungry so we set off downtown in search of a cheap restaurant (harder task than we thought it would be!). Santa Barbara is super quaint! With all the red tiled Mediterranean-styled hotels, houses, and shops, you don’t really feel like ...

All is well, Santa Barbara, United States travel blog

All is well

A travel blog entry by sblady

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My suitcase arrived and all is well.  I am listening to Mozart and Haydn and reflecting on the wonderful sights we saw along the ...

Highway US-1, Santa Barbara, États-Unis travel blog

Highway US-1

A travel blog entry by famillejodoin

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... Alexandre le Beach Boy met ses shorts et ses gougounes pour la première fois du voyage. Balade sur le "pier" de Santa Barbara... Commentaire d'Alexandre Durant la balade sur le quai de Santa Barbara: Ben voyons donc! Y'a même des shops sur ...

Hearst castle. Highlight day 6, Santa Barbara, United States travel blog

Hearst castle. Highlight day 6

A travel blog entry by jackieskeen

Today it's sept 11 th anniversary all the flags are at half mast for the people that lost their lives quite sad. Santa Barbara today a castle drive We get to visit the famous Hearst castle and it was beautiful set up on a very high hill overlooking the ...

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