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Travel Blogs from Santa Cruz
Our shortest day on the bike! Got up at 6:30, headed to the Corbin seat factory, they offer one free adjustment to your new seat, so since I bought a new seat from them in Sturgis, we both found the seat too hard. So they installed softer foam, electric heating pads with separate controls for passenger and rider. The they custom made a new backrest …
... sharing the road with Californian drivers is officially unpleasant. Apparently a safe driving distance is calculated in feet not car lengths in the state and speed is governed by G forces rather than sign posts but we survived and are very glad we decided to avoid the interstates and see the coastal beauty. Tomorrow it's back to the city as we head north to San Francisco. Love Bec and Barney ...
... knows how this happened!) Tara is finishing her masters in fine arts and her artwork is amazing. She transferred some to fabric and of course I loved it and want to try my own fabric design work now. Robert is restoring motorcycles and they are really big and all run. Gary revved a motor but thankfully didn't take off on one!
We arrived in Santa Cruz and have enjoyed the sunshine and the beaches. We spent the day with my old high school friend Roberta at the ...
... beautiful, peaceful, and very spiritual. Mass was wonderful. The only thing that threw me was when I was walking around taking pictures of the building and a guy came up to me and told me photos were forbidden (this after I took pictures from inside, from the front, from across the street, and from the back of the Cathedral). Apparently the building next to the Cathedral has office space for (top secret?) ...
... boarded the bus to the Castle at 1 o'clock. I took the garden tour and the downstairs tour. The Hearst Castle was built over a span of 28 years. Hearst moved into the house in 1928. It is called Casa Grande at 69,000 square feet and 115 rooms. I found the house to be very ugly and over done and very dark. The gardens were very pretty. The wine cellar ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking