Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort
Travel Blogs from Solvang
I got up early in morning and got the 5.10 am free shuttle to Lax airport. My tour was picking us up from China Town at 6.40 am and the taxi from my hotel to China Town would cost me $60 so I decided on alternative route.
At Lax airport I waited for the Fly bus cost $7 (I paid with card in London) which arrived 15 mins late but I was early anyway. Fly bus took me to Union station.
On the bus, I met ...
On Wednesday, our hosts were ready to take us hiking on a beautiful trail. "It'll be a challenge!" they said - and they were not kidding. We were better off not knowing how challenging the hike would be.
The trip up was quite strenuous, and took us about 1:40 to make it to the top. The trail was a fire road, ...
... a spoof of Monty Pythons Holy Grail.
The show didn't start for 4 hours so we returned to the hotel to get some warm clothes. On the way we stopped at a mall so Alex could see what deals there were for the Galaxy S4. Quick answer is "none" they were more than we'd seen them elsewhere. Deb bought a fancy little back pack but on closer inspection in the car on the way back to the hotel she notice it was damaged so it had to ...
... green in color like broccoli were a puzzle. Several stages of growth and so many fields that we never knew what they were. Then came large orchards of trees like nothing we have ever seen. Miles of them! After so many orchards went past us, we stopped for a break and a cold drink, plus to ask questions. We were told these were almond and pistachio trees! Almond bags always say they come from California, but we did not ...
... in our three coach convoy had a flat tyre we arrived in Solvang. The first thing that we saw was a big windmill and all of the Danish style shop fronts. They all looked very pretty. An added bonus was the bakery gave us some samples of cake and a chocolate shop gave us samples of chocolate. For lunch we went to a traditional Danish restaurant where I had Swedish meatballs, mash and red cabbage and Sean ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Adjoining Rooms
- Room service