Petersen Village Inn
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Travel Blogs from Solvang
... I had to jog back, I quickly grabbed Burrito's from Taco Bell which is my favourite. I know everyone will laugh at my choice but we do not have Taco bell in London and also Mexican restaurants in London are not authentic.
We headed to Citygarden airport motel part of our tour package which was below average with free wifi in the lobby. My room was outdated but clean and I went to sleep immediately as my body clock was on London time. ...
... reflects that. We took a tour of the town in a trolley pulled by Belgian draft horses. We ate Ableskiver (sp?) which is a Danish pastry served with raspberry jam and powdered sugar. I found a fabric store. We went to a Danish history museum. There was an Octoberfest going on so we heard some polka music. Did a little wine tasting. Walked around the town and enjoyed the atmosphere. Hans Christian Andersen actually lived and taught ...
... chances of spotting them... sure enough about 2km down the road we saw the herd of zebras!! Was pretty funny to see wild zebras living in California.....
Following Hearst Castle we drove up in to the mountains to a Danish village called Solvang, it was an extremely touristy village, but originated when a group of Danish people started their own community there. The town was full of Danish architecture, food and people - it was kind of like a pop-up storybook town! ...
... always raved about the area.
Solvang is a neat little Danish themed town. Eating fantastic pastries seems to be the main attraction. There is LOTS of wine tasting but since we were driving, we decided to 'taste' at another time. Not to be cruel, but basically with line after line of cars up and down main street, and lots of trinket shops--this is kind of a tourist trap. I'm sure the areas outside the ...
... and artifacts from all over the world, from enormous old tapestries, to old wooden church pews, Greek and Roman original and faux statues and everything in between! We walked through a 'lounge' room and a dining room before moving into the billiards room and finally the movie theatre. Hearst would entertain a multitude of famous guests here all the time, including actors (Charlie Chaplin and the Marx brothers for example), politicians, sportspeople etc. He ...