Shadow Mountain Ranch

2771 Frisius Road, Julian, California, 92036, United States | Hotel

Travel Blogs from Julian

Snow storm!

A travel blog entry by cale-and-becca

... we hit the trail and the sun even came out for us. The idea was 12 miles to Guzzler Cistern and call it quits, putting us only 12 miles outside of Paradise Cafe the next day. Ambition and energy got the best of us and we are currently camped only 8 miles outside of Paradise Cafe, and will open her chilled but welcoming doors before noon tomorrow. Then onto the now talked about so much it's become mystical... ...

On our way home

A travel blog entry by robbie.porter

... US customs we headed for our next connection. We climbed stairs out of the bowels of the airport and found a large screen with flight information, while trying to find our next flight a lady, obviously an airport worker, asked if she could help, we said yes and gave her our flight information. Her reply was, "This is your lucky day, you just won the lottery". Now we were very tired, having been up for over 12 hours, and really tired of people ...

Off we go to the desert

A travel blog entry by alan-hamish


... on and stopped in Julian which was like our image of a small American Wild West town. Quaint wooden structures and wooden boardwalks. Well, some bits of it anyway. It all started as a gold-mining town in the 1860s. The name came from two cousins who founded the town and both had the same surname Julian (was one called Sandy, perhaps?!). On the way here, we noticed a lot of burnt tree stumps and ...

Nearing T-minus 24 hours

A travel blog entry by gringostarr


... so they don't freak out when my card begins to accrue random charges in South America. It would be the pits if my card got frozen while I was abroad, which has happened before, and even once when I notified them ahead of time and explicitly requested they not do that. Fingers crossed there is no issue with that again this time. I also had to get a debit card from Wells Fargo because, oddly, I've just never really used a debit card ...

Leaving for China

A travel blog entry by larrywagner


We got up at 2 am Packed, stored passwords,
Paid bills, Larry gathered the last will & testament,etc.
Janna took a long bath and did nails while Larry took down all the drapes so Mark and his crew could redo the popcorn ceiling in our absence. Yesterday he had to move all furniture to the center of the room. Ben picked us up and ...

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