Travel Blogs from Hollister
We are trying to pack all kinds of climates in and we are doing pretty well. First we spent a few days on Hollister Ranch near Santa Barbara with our surfer-friends Gina and Eric and their lovely dogs Orso and Addie (even I, not being a dog-person, liked them). It's a private cattle ranch so only land-owners and their guests have access. It's a …
... and case
3 pks mini tissues
Assorted zip lock bags
1 large black trash bag (I keep it at the bottom of my day pack)
Sharpie and regular pens
Zipties and clipper (I use these for keeping my backpack safely closed)
10 pkts emergenC vitamin C fizzy powder
12 food bars
Foldable water bottle
Emergency blanket in ...
After getting up a 4am I took a shower to freshen up and wake up. Then we got on our bikes and followed Oscar in his Ford Taurus up along the pacific coast highway. With the Pacific on our left and views of the valleys, cliff and mountains on out right the Pacific Coast Highway was a long, cold, but enjoyable ride. Stopping halfway breakfast we made good time and reached Laguna Seca at 1pm. After finding our camping location it was time to explore ...
... afternoon. I had less than 2 hours to get to the airport. I did not have time to stop by the van and get any of my stuff. I asked Dave, the auto shop guy, to empty the cooler of all the perishables in it, lest the food attract unwanted visitors.
Needless to say, I am now home waiting for word on when my RT will be fixed enough for me to fly back to Eureka, pick it up and go. Go ...
... br> Then there is the growing list of mandatory electrical gadgets that I now drag with me - 2 phones, a camera, ipod, kindle, netbook, personal gps, headlamp, and all the associated chargers and adapters. Hasn't it occured to any technologists out there to make ONE UNIVERSAL charger? Of course it has, that's why we have 3 styles of universal chargers.
Anyway, gotta have it all.
Argentina is a big place, I mean it's huge, the second largest country ...