Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort
Travel Blogs from Solvang
Travelodge all the way for me now if they all have a bed like last nights, so huge and must have had some kind of pillow topping, it was wonderful. A first at breakfast too an automatic pancake machine! Start out at 9.15 as usual, no rain but the clouds look a little dark. Stopped at a Walmart to buy an iphone holder for the bike, it's been such a pain not being able to hear what she says when it's in my back pocket, didn't have any ...
I was invited to ride with Alpha Company today. This is the fastest of the 4 groups and I was at my limit from mile one. I will describe the typical Alpha rider...Navy Seal, Army Ranger, current or former Olympian team member (multiple Olympic teams), current professional bike racer, and or PhD female nutritionist with the skills to inflict significant physical pain on any available male!! ....notice my list does ...
... narrow to get a machine in between them. The newer vineyards are planted with a greater distance between rows, so the machines can be used for harvesting the grapes.
The last stop was Fess Parker Winery and Vineyard. You remember him as Davy Crockett on TV when we were growing up. He started the business with his son and daughter. There’s also an inn and spa in Los Olivos. Fess Parker died three years ago, but his family ...
... are very nice but the downtown is filled with tourists like us and people off the bus tours.
Bonna found some neat 'yoga slippers' in one of the trinket shops and after spending a LONG time trying on different ones, she bought a pair. I emphasize LONG time as when I tell you something later on in this post you are going to wonder if BOTH of us are now ready for the 'old folks home'.
Coming back to SM ...
... your car in a public car park...Actually the guy who parked the car wasn't too bad. He gave us the low down on a fantastic Mexican restaurant , great fajitas and they make guacamole at the table. Sounded good as we were getting sick of seafood every night (didn't realise that was possible but there you go!). He said just ask directions at the front desk. What a mistake, the guy at the front desk obviously didn't know the Mexican restaurant we were talking about. He ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Adjoining Rooms
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet