Travel Blogs from Santa Barbara
... Bixby Bridge is the best example of the many concrete bridges straightening out what could be a much more windy road. We had a great coffee stop at Depenthe (stopping for the views is a mud if you are passing, as is the gift shop!). A late lunch at the Maiden Publick House, a roadside grill saw us enjoy a live band doing a 4th July set of rock classics. Reluctantly we had to move on to complete our 258 ...
... view right over Monterey Bay, and the Pacific Ocean, it cost more than I've ever paid for a room, and I've stayed at some very high end places before. But anyway, it was nice, and the room was literally over the water. I needed a smoke to get over the bill, so went out onto the balcony, and I hear something that sounded like clapping, I look down, and looking back up at me is the most gorgeous Sea Otter! I swear it was "barking" and clapping its flippers at me. To be ...
... etc. So we thought we would go to the spa to relax, NOT, this pool and spa, was full of kids. The water was so murky,there was no way we were going to get in the urine pool.
Had a few beers listening to music, ate a quick meal and off to bed.
... away from people and were really looking forward to time with just the two of us. I realize as I type that how crazy it sounds because we are never apart, but it is the truth. It turns out our neighbors really wanted to hang out with us, so we didn't quite get the quiet alone time we had hoped for but we got to enjoy a few campfires at their site and s'mores! As we devoured the s'mores that evening looking out at the glowing lights on the oil rigs, we realized ...
... into Christianity. We also had a quick look at the big Courthouse! Time to do some more shopping down the main strip which was beautiful. For dinner we randomly picked a pizza pub place. $3 beers and pizza. Two California boys walked in and started chatting to us about Australia and what we had been doing that day. One of the boys owned a big yacht at the harbor an invited us back there! Steph and I ...
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