Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Adjoining Rooms
- Tennis Court
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
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Travel Blogs from Solvang
Before we went to sleep we heard a noisy chorus of bullfrogs in the little river below our rear balcony. Going to the loo at two thirty in the morning Amanda happened to wake me this time. So I spent some time tweaking bits of this - to bore me to sleep. I'm sure that this IPad is getting a bit full of text and photos and tired. Sometimes it writes in total rubbish which I have to correct later. Sometimes I tap away and nothing appears onscreen, until suddenly it comes out of ...
... gallery for years. She then took us to the back where she showed us a painting hanging up high by none other than the lovely Betty Boyle, Neil's wife, my aunt, now living in Cumberland, B.C.
We chatted for a few minutes as she discussed his paintings, talent and the famous Boyle garage sales. As we wished one another well, walking to the door, she said she was sorry she couldn't do a 50% family discount for me smiling as she said it. Not expecting ...
... find out that there are only minimal tickets for the garden viewing. A quick decision to skip the castle is made and instead keep driving down the coast towards Santa Monica. Cirsty suggests that a town coming up called Morrow Bay may be a good stop for the night. The travellers stop for fuel at Morrow Bay and decide that its not the ghetto for them. They keep on driving on to Santa Monica but ...
... made it! Really hungry now, the cheese 'Goldfish' aren't doing it any more & the banana was hours ago, then we have to turn off towards Lake Cachuma & Los Olivios. Another climb and then we're in Los Olivios & it's so beautiful, wineries with tastings everywhere but we'd better not try any yet, suddenly there's one called Blackjack Winery & Peter says did I see the sign that says it was in the film Sideways (he ...
... Oh and finally Gine did her first drive with "Holiday Cruiser". And we set a new record on how often should you go to a gas station in one day: 3 times!
Over the Passes
Finally we are up on the first summit 4300 ft.… no snow, no ice… after 2 more summits it goes down and more down and still down…. And finally we are there: we are in California, the sky ...