Mount Calvary Monastery & Retreat House
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Before we left Los Angeles, Mum wanted to show us the mega DIY store 'The Home Depot' that she dealt with when she was at Thames Timber. Although the store we found not far from our hotel was quite small by Home Depot standards, we were still blown away by the aisles and aisles of DIY gear - makes Mitre 10 Mega look like a puppy.
Dad and I were keen to check out the outdoor store REI in Santa Monica. Turns out Stella loved it as much as we did. We were ...
... The captain decided it was dangerous to continue onwards so had to turn back. We safely made it back towards the pier and were greeted by sea lions perched on a boye. It was a hilarious sighting, certainly entertaining! The sun began to go down behind us, it was a beautiful sight, no cloud could cover. We watched the sky change colour as the Sun went down behind the mountains. Our first sunset cruise since travelling! ...
We finally reached the Pacific!! We pulled onto Route 1 (just before Malibu) to enjoy the coastline and beautiful beach homes on our journey to stay with cousins Ryan and Kiki in Santa Barbara, CA. We had a fun, relaxing visit and it was great to spend time with family.
On Friday evening, we had a delicious dinner at The Lark. It was family style so we each got to enjoy sharing a variety of different platters. To cap things off, we saw Elaine ...
... explain the activities, but it was a lot of fun.
During the Just Dance face-off, a group of girls were singing and dancing to "I Kissed a Girl" by Katy Perry, and I saw one of our 12 year old Shockwaves crying and freaking out about something. I sat next to her and asked what was up, expecting her to have gotten hurt or something, but she furiously said “This song is about lesbians! And little girls are singing about it! And the song before that had the F word ...
Through San Fransisco today; who knew the 101 went up and
down the same hilly streets that Steve McQueen did in Bullet. However, Goldie
did it in a much more sedate manner consistent with the elder statesperson she
might be if she were a person and not
merely a VW Westfalia Millenium Falcon in disguise.
Sunshine!!!!!! Today Monday Feb 10 we saw the sun in all its
glory for the first time in quite a while. ...
Other places to stay in Santa Barbara
5650 Calle Real , Santa Barbara | 2 star hotelfrom $185
1111 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara | 3 star hotelfrom $206
- Great beach front location, large room but a bit of a smell
- Radisson was Spectacular!
- Loved the Radisson!
3850 State Street, Santa Barbara | 3 star hotelfrom $190
- Pepper Tree is nice
- Pepper Tree - Great
- Seems best bet on State Street
2220 Bath Street, Santa Barbara | 2 star hotelfrom $187
- Encina Lodge is great
- Lovely place to stay
- Just Okay
202 W. Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara | 3 star hotelfrom $221
- Ditto other reviews - bad motel experience, misleading website
- Do not stay here
- Perfect Location
28 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara | 4 star hotelfrom $310
- Delighted with our room
- Not the Four Seasons....
3714 State Street, Santa Barbara | 2 star hotelfrom $115
- Great pool and spa
- Like the Sandman, but gee...
- Very nice place!
31 West Carrillo, Santa Barbara | 4 star hotelfrom $291
- Hope this was an anomaly
- Very good, but some kinks need to be worked out...
- This is not a Leading Hotel of the World
5490 Hollister Ave., Santa Barbara | 3 star hotelfrom $234
- Good location for UCSB but no amenities
- Convenient to UCSB, but that's about it...
901 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara | 3 star hotelfrom $186
- Great relief to long travellers
- Perfectly Fine
336 W. Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara | 3 star hotelfrom $183
17 W. Haley Street, Santa Barbara | 2 star hotelfrom $199
- Pleasant Surprise
- Great Location. Leave the car at home.
- Great Location
128 Castillo St, Santa Barbara | 3 star hotelfrom $144
- Quiet and homey
- Surprising find near the S.B. beaches
- Very charming hotel
533 State Street, Santa Barbara | 3 star hotelfrom $200
- Quiet, central location, good deal
- Affordable elegance.
- We loved it, and the valet parking was only $5.00.
1295 Coast Village Rd., Santa Barbara | 4 star hotelfrom $184
- Traveler beware
- All that I expected.
- Stay away!
1404 De La Vina Street, Santa Barbara | Hotelfrom $219
- I am pleased to report
- One of the best kept secrets in Santa Barbara
- Rate Problem
800 Alvarado Place, Santa Barbara | 5 star hotelfrom $451
1816 State Street, Santa Barbara | 1 star hotelfrom $197
3344 State St., Santa Barbara | Hotelfrom $109
1029 Orilla Del Mar, Santa Barbara | Hotelfrom $163
- Just Love the Inn at East Beach
- Max Value
- Great rooms and very friendly service.
915 Garden Street, Santa Barbara | 4 star hotelfrom $376
- Amazing place!
- Santa Barbara Pace...
- Great Attention to Detail
2819 State Street, Santa Barbara | Hotelfrom $138
109 Bath Street, Santa Barbara | 3 star hotelfrom $173
- Staff to be proud of!
- Great for beach and self-catering possible
- We will be back
324 West Mason Street, Santa Barbara | 1 star hotelfrom $166