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... short entry since the energy levels for me today were completely zapped from the not eating.
We spent the morning watching England bow out of the World Cup. Hinesh was not pleased. We also had technical difficulties with the apples - Mac air and iPad so we had to book in to see a genius at the apple store.
Lunch was at a Vietnamese restaurant. Hinesh and Chikki's meals looked delicious. My pho looked so good but I was ...
... in LA. Highlight of the day was eating at the original Pinks Hot Dog stand. It lived up to its
Took a trip (actually twice) up to Santa Barbara to see that downtown area and enjoyed what we refer to as the appetizer tour. We check out different restaurants and order one or two things and share. We got pizza Margharita (Blossom's favorite), I chose German - Brats, soft pretzels etc, the boys chose tacos.
The next morning Blossom and ...
... and boardwalk full of tourist stores and restaurants. We hear the unmistakeable sound of more California Sea Lions and find them all crammed together on a floating dock. After having lunch in the London Bridge Pub we have a wander around the wharf and I get some photos of the sea lions while Elaine checks out a store full of shiny glittering things. When I get back to her she's still perusing their wares, so I'm not in trouble for wandering off taking photos this time around! On ...
... No, we did what any cowardly city folk would do and walked quickly away in the opposite direction, vaguely horrified by killing anything bigger than a mosquito. Ventura seemed to be all about the animals. There was a lot of dogs here and we were so lucky to see masses of wild dolphins swimming past the beach or playing in the ocean by our campsight. Not sure what the obsession with dolphins is really, but I fully endorse it, they rock. Then on our last day here we came across what ...
... along the interstate. Talk about endless.
My target for the evening was the home of my old college roommate Barry and his wife Kate, in Ventura. I hadn't seen them since my last visit to the LA area back in '02 and it was wonderful to reunite...made that less-than-ideal drive all worth it.
We headed another half-hour up the Coast to Santa Barbara for a very nice waterfront seafood dinner on the Santa Barbara ...