Travel Blogs from Santa Barbara
... I did look a bit rough! Went for a walk around the bay, and on the very touristy pier. Very pretty place, with lots of things to see and do, like boat trips to see whales and stuff (not for me really). Fancied something English, and found an "authentic" English bar selling "the best fish n chips in California" it was VILE! For a start French fries are NOT chips and the fish was what can only be described as oversized fish fingers dripping in fat. Eewww! It came with a side ...
... is pretty good - you can tell that Santa Barbara is a bit more upscale. We have dinner at California Pizza Kitchen - think your traditional Italian Pizza restaurant, but with a very Californian twist with Club Sandwich type of pizza fillings among other things. Fun concept, and certainly one of the better franchise restaurants.
Santa Barbara is only a brief stop-over and tomorrow we're moving on to the greater LA area.
I can tell you one thing: Brasilian folk knows how to have parties. We drove to the Santa Barbara Springbreak, starting drinking at 10 a.m...oh man, I don't even dare recalling how many drinks we had. Was funny, cause when we departed from L.A. everyone was sober, then after we met again two hours later in Santa Barbara nodody bar the drivers hadn't been boozing for hours.
By the ...
... are the only RV – but it was because of the German Passport, after fingerprints and pictures and 6 $ less in our pocket I got the Waiver Visa until April 6.
And we continued a long boring drive under clouds and rain – until Vancouver/WA – where we checked in during the rain, happy to have electricity and a nice warm motorhome.
What did we ...
... Angeles half an hour early, which was soon gobbled up by having to wait for the very soulless customs man. It took over half an hour, but luckily we were in no rush. Had a gingerbread latte, at Starbucks, which is our first and last. We chucked most of it out, what a waste of $5.94. Very funny using one cents again. Then went and found out where to catch the bus to Santa Barbara, really easy to find. Early again and had to wait over half an hour for the bus. ...
Other places to stay in Santa Barbara
1601 State Street, Santa Barbara | 2 star innfrom $166
433 W. Montecito St, Santa Barbara | 3 star innfrom $188
18 Bath Street, Santa Barbara | 3 star innfrom $187
1188 Coast Village Road, Santa Barbara | 2 star innfrom $100
15 Chapala Street, Santa Barbara | 3 star innfrom $217
- DO NOT STAY AT THIS PLACE!
- Not the gem that it advertises!!
- Fooled me once
122 West Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara | Innfrom $65
104 Bath St, Santa Barbara | 3 star innfrom $173
- We LOVED our getaway!
- A Perfect 10!
- Room was great!!!
206 Castillo St, Santa Barbara | 3 star innfrom $216
63 Humphrey Rd, Santa Barbara | Innfrom $160
36 W. Valerio St., Santa Barbara | 3 star innfrom $232
- A relaxing, cozy retreat
- Loved the Cheshire Cat Inn
- Loved the Cheshire Cat
121 East Arrellaga Street, Santa Barbara | 5 star innfrom $363
- The Gold Standard for B&Bs
- A Secluded Retreat With Exceptional Service
- A Beautiful Inn
1327 Bath Street, Santa Barbara | 3 star innfrom $73
- Excellent Stay
- Delicious Breakfast, Friendly Management/Service
- Great getaway
1908 Bath Street, Santa Barbara | 3 star innfrom $182