Holiday Inn Santa Barbara - Goleta
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... pounds each. The location is stunning, high on a hill but overlooking the ocean. You cannot really see most of the homes from the road, as their gardens are massive. Most of them are ranch style properties with paddocks, stables, several horses and of course a swimming pool. How the other half live!!!!
We spent one afternoon checking out the shops & historical buildings on State Street. It was also Mothers Day, so everywhere we went was very, ...
... up and down the waterfront and up and down State Street. We alighted at the corner of State Street and Cabrillo and walked the four blocks to the brewery, called Figueroa Mountain Brewing Company. The building was a converted warehouse with the brewery equipment visible, warmed up by dark wood tables and benches. There was an outdoor beer garden which we sat in and tried the local brews. The atmosphere was relaxing with a beachy ...
... and we had one of those reaffirming talks about community which reignited my love for my day job and made me proud of my team and the work we do in the UK. I only wish I had recorded her speaking, though I'm hoping its not the last conversation we have. Later that day I met Johnny Sacko, the director of the timebank here. He's a bit of a legend and immediately offered me a room at his house. Johnny took me on a tour of SB in his custom ...
... the first week driving a large circle around the Pacific North West starting in Seattle, running anti-clockwise around the Olympic Peninsula then sweeping to the east to Mt St Helens and Mt Rainier. Our second week crammed in as much of the coast road as we could muster from Portland Oregon south to Los Angeles. This detour from our plans had the added benefit of giving us a soft introduction to travel in the US that will certainly make the next ...
... it to their condo ahead of schedule, and went to lunch at the Biltmore. With spectacular views of the ocean and unbelievably lush and colorful gardens, the Biltmore restaurant was a fabulous place. Sam and I had stayed there a few years prior for the annual YPO Austin couples trip, and loved it. Sam ate quickly in order to get on his forum call for the afternoon. The rest of us went to the beach. It was a ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility