Sandyland Reef Inn

4160 Via Real Road, Carpinteria, California, 93013, United States | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Carpinteria

Steady south

A travel blog entry by guyfairbank on Oct 11, 2013

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... that great city. I went for a salty caramel pud, only to find it was really just Angel Delight - or, as we called it at home, 'whoop'. Slept badly thanks to the herd of elephants above and the person trying to break into my room. The whole place rather reminded me of a prison, with walkways and metal staircases; a sort of Shawshank but with en-suite bathrooms. The coffee was lousy too. 1/5 on Trip Advisor I ...

Oh those Santa Anna Winds

A travel blog entry by winterhawk on Oct 08, 2013

1 comment, 15 photos

... with many marinas and hundreds, maybe thousands of boats. The boat harbor ends at a couple of bridges. One is only several feet off the water, the other is 28 to about 33 feet off the water, depending on the state of the tide. Beyond the bridges is a labyrinth of waterways most with concrete bulkheads, others with rip rap. On top of these are hundreds of very large houses packed side by side, many sharing a common wall. There are also ...

Searching the biggest Ficus in North America

A travel blog entry by jonasequoias on Jul 02, 2013

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... at St John's Church (planted in 1875), but the biggest is consider this one in Santa Barbara, between Chapala and Montecito Streets. It was planted by a girl in the 1877 and today has a circumference of 160 feet at the base.
In Italy we have a lots of them in Palermo, in all Sicily, in the cities of Reggio Calabria, Cagliari, Naple, Sanremo and Bordighera.

Finding the Balance

A travel blog entry by mother.ship on Oct 24, 2012

1 comment, 8 photos

... of questions...! So maybe the learning isn't so much about stuff and things as it is about world view... and I think really that our worldview shapes the way we evaluate much of everything else we see.... How does our worldview cause us to look at the California missions, the Spainiard's mission with the Indians?
When we see the great number of homeless people living on the beach in Santa Barbara...what does our worldview "do" with ...

The Grand Adventure of Elmo, the Lovebird.

A travel blog entry by winegalcj on May 21, 2012

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... Bob’s your uncle”, we were packing. What he didn’t tell me is that he invited her along too.

Oh well, I guess she can come along, but I call shotgun!

We left home in Capitola bright and early Saturday, May 19 and headed straight down to one of my favorite beaches – Carpinteria State Beach, south of Santa Barbara. The campground was crowded that first night, but thinned out on Sunday as the weekenders went home. We are ...

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This hotel, located on 4160 Via Real Road, Carpinteria, is near Carpinteria State Beach, Santa Barbara Surf School, Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club, and Lookout County Park.
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