Ramada Limited Santa Cruz Water Street
Travel Blogs from Santa Cruz
... and so was a great place to just stroll around. Sunday was another chance to bronze ourselves and then after a nice meal at the end of the pier the sporting humiliation of Alex took place! First key thrashed me at mini golf and then we moved on to air hockey, where not once but twice I was humbled! I managed to save a bit of face by winning three games of pool and then lost two games of Malice and Spite to round off the evening!! Tomorrow on to ...
... the very recent memories of the homeless begging coins beneath the pier in Santa Barbara. Every time I visit the USA, I love it here but I have such great difficulty with the chasm between the homeless and the obscenely wealthy. I hope that some of my $9.75 finds its way to feeding he homeless, but I have grave doubts. More likely it goes to fertilize the greens which then polutes the ocean. We have homeless inToronto, sleeping ...
... He hired the first emale architect to help in his design and was way ahead of his time in running his empire from his home,er,castle.The castle itself is in a classical mode .William bought works of art ,furniture,wall carpets,ceilings ,fireplaces,columns,everything rom different historical periods and different countries and had the architect incorporate them in his castle.The scale is impressive;the main rooms are ...
After breakfast we jumped in the car and head to Old Fisherman's Wharf where we spent the morning watching the sea lions and otters. We grabbed a hot drink and watched the timber box creak under the weight of the sea lions! They were hilarious; all jostling for position and sounding like old men coughing up a lung (video to follow).
We then headed back to the hotel to drop off the car before heading out for a meander down Cannery Row. We decided on lunch ...
... I can consistently find on my far flung travels, perched in the sky off my starboard side - nice to have a familiar presence along for this flight.
As I passed intersection CUNDU, still 600+ nm to go, the headwinds finally began to ease. I watched the groundspeed slowly creep up from 125 to 130 to 135 kts. I knew then my concerns about fuel were resolved. The moral of this story is: don't trust wind forecasts in these situations. I don't know ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking