La Playa Motel
Travel Blogs from Santa Barbara
... dinner and a movie.
On Sunday morning we packed up our things, enjoyed the delicious smoothies Ryan made, and hit the road.
We continued our journey along the coastline, seeing stunning views at different vista points. At one pull off, we were able to watch elephant seals. They were basically the cows of the sea, except for lazier. They would move 4 inches, rest for minutes at time, and repeat the cycle. We were able to put our toes in the ...
... crew bar where we met up with Amy*, Hilda*, and Kylie* for a drink (In front of the kids and passengers, we call the crew bar "the library" and drinks “books” so that we can ask each other if we're planning on meeting up in the library to read a book or two). It wasn’t a riveting night, just sitting back while the other girls talked to guys they knew, so Lily* and I went back to our cabin after a little while and went to ...
The Beach: wonderful (but cold) sand…. impressive sunsets – large breaking waves keeping as entertained all through the night (unless we here the train coming by) – dolphins swimming by – even we needed the sweaters – it’s like being on vacation.
The Campsite: I think its American – a long row of RV’s one bigger than the other, ...
Last night I entered the Santa Barbara Yacht Club last race of the season. I crewed on Sirocco, Barb (known as the admiral) and Pat's Mullen yacht. (A C&C 38/40 for those who are interested) We came in 6th out of 15 and only once did I almost get dragged over board by a rope, so all in all a pretty successful race. On the crew were: Kelly and Johnny the lovely people I was staying with. Brian Crane Paul Ruble ( ...
... around wherever I could, without paying admission, and spied into it wherever I could. The parking lot was filled with artwork made of chalk, filled with wonderful random messages. It was nice to see the local community coming together in such a unique place, in such an artistic way.
The day starts off with one form of art and culture and ends in the same way… Opera performed in a Salt Cave. When I first came across ...
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