Modoc Inn and Suites
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Travel Blogs from Goleta
... It didn't help that our final selection was on a gradient and not the firmest of ground. Post-pitch we hunkered inside, crossed our fingers and prayed that we wouldn't be twilight tent-surfing on the Pacific. For the second night running, weather conditions meant an in-house dinner. This time trail mix, crisps, two slices of bread, an apple and a can of IPA. We settled down with our Kindles happy in the knowledge we would be hitting the glitz ...
... coastline directly. I was not in a state to enjoy it much. Before we reached Grover Beach, Jette stopped in the shade on the hard shoulder for me. There was nowhere else, and it was not at all ladylike, but it had to be done. Just vile. Or maybe that should read just bile. It gave me about half an hour of a little relief, as we got to Grover and drove up the beach and back, which just also HAD to be done! On our arrival ...
... check out the seals, which you could see from a cliff overlooking the cove that they come to for breeding every year. We weren't nearly as close to them as we were in La Jolla, but we still enjoyed observing them for a bit before heading back to the site. As we were relaxing in our chairs and watching dolphins swim by in large numbers, another set of neighbors stopped by to introduce themselves and offer us some sangria. Erik and I had just remarked how nice it was ...
... We wandered the leafy american avenues and turned up outside a beautiful house which had goats and chickens in the garden and a old school blue bike hanging from the rafters of the porch. We stayed three nights in this big semi-communal house with fantastic and really interesting Portlanders, shared meals cooked from the veg plot in the garden and saw an mbira performance by world renouned Zimbabwean mbira players in the front room of the house. We also witnessed more than ...
... a restaurant that had little turtles in the fountain outside - obviously they had my vote from the start!
The next day Ollie and I got up early to have a swim in the rooftop pool, then spent most of the day on Stearn's Wharf. The waterfront was like a postcard; the turquoise water full of little boats and kayaks, and artists building sand creations on the shore. We shared a crab at the Santa Barbara Shellfish Company then dodged seagulls all the ...
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