La Casa de Maria
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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 coast route before Highway 1 was built. As you can see from the road sign it's 'Impassable During Wet Weather' so we ...
... The girls friend is part of a Weddell seal tagging study in Antarctica…the same study I just applied to to be a seasonal tagger!
Back onboard, Lily* and I laid out in the sun on the crew deck. It was so relaxing to just sit there looking out at sea on a deck chair cushion with nothing to do for a while.
I worked the night shift which was Pirate Night. We all got dressed up in pirate costumes and talked pirate language all night. It was a pretty great day. ...
... especially like it when the big A-classes hang in the air. So in the evening everyone enjoys the nice warm inside.
We took the slow bus to Santa Barbara… and then walked up to the Mission, one of the 21 Spanish missions in California. It looks really nice from the outside with its twin towers and the old fountain. The garden inside and cemetery were ...
... got that feeling, not stomach ache, though I am about to eat my body weight in BBQ so we'll see. Autumn from LA put me in touch with Johnny Sacko who runs the timebank here and Sarah Mac, who works for arroyo seco in LA but has moved to Santa Barbara with her husband and young daughter Sailor. My first morning I met up with Sarah, she took me to the sunken gardens behind the court house and we sat and talked for a couple of hours. Sarah is ...
... a mere two days ago, I hoped with all I had that I would be able to attend. The universe blessed me and I giggled with delight when I spoke to Kelly just twenty-four hours prior. She squeezed me in (again another bonus for being a single traveller) and I'm grateful.
Jessica Julin, the soprano understudy for Opera Santa Barbara, performed at Salt. She sang a few aria's from Tosca and a few other favourites. Her voice filled ...
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