Lavender Inn by the Sea
Travel Blogs from Santa Barbara
It is 9:33pm and I am home alone packing up my gear and clothes. Just downloaded some tunes and flicks for the trip and ran over to Costco for some last minute sock and underwear additions. I picked up the last few items at Samys camera, and am ready to rock. Tomorrow is an early wake up, I am going to head over to Lynda's at 7am to coordinate the rest ...
... that has a creek view and a king bed. The pair couldn't care less all they want is a bed not a car seat. The pair arrive at the lodge not in the best of spirits after their minor lodging hiccup On receiving the key the couple are told to watch out for rattle snakes and mountain lions. After 8hrs on the road the car is unpacked in silence and the pair enjoy a hearty meal of 2 min noodles and ...
After a strong MacDonalds coffee we headed up the coast to Santa Barbara, what a beautiful place. We caught the electric train and went to the beach. Had a walk on the pier, and walked through the town, so pretty. After lunch we got back on the road and headed north. We ended up driving up a windy road to find a camping spot. We saw some beautiful big redwoods in the forest, but decided to stop and camp close to the beach area.
... reasonable places to stay with ok food,and clean rooms. Everyone still smokes in them so that was a bit yukky.
We stayed in some holiday inn expresses. Wouldn't again. Would happily stay in a 8, but what we did was just check on the internet and especially for reviews. We payed from 40 dollars in a casino to 170 in another casino. It was flash and very new. And mostly 60 to 100 for motels. And they usually have brekky, some far better than others.
Off to brekky. Woohoo ...
... Pirate was telling us about where she worked up in the mountains on a farm. The farm was on the territory of a mountain lion which she had regular encounters with, so many that she even gave her a name, Karen! There was also a family of black bears who regularly were wandering around but obviously, because we are in America, she had guns for protection!
On Wednesday we left the Israeli's and headed off on our lonesome, dropped on a corner of highway 101 we walked up the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking