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17-Mile Long Beauty of 17-Mile Drive

They say Mother knows best. But if mother is not there, and we are talking about travel, my Uncle E certainly knows best. In my 1st trip to the USA, he certainly knew how to win my heart over for USA. California to be specific. Our roadtrip from Los Angeles to San Francisco left me wanting more. We… Continue reading 17-Mile Long Beauty of 17-Mile Drive

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Solvang: California’s Denmark

Until 2012, Europe was my ultimate destination. From a college friend who now lives in the USA, I learned about Solvang, California, a Danish-themed city in Sta. Barbara County. How could that be? Europe in US? Hmmm… I must go and find out. It had to be in my itinerary when I visited my Uncle and Grandma… Continue reading Solvang: California’s Denmark

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A Quick Stop in Sta. Barbara, California

Our main destination was Solvang, California (per my request). However, since Sta. Barbara is on the way, my Uncle suggested we visit both places. We left Los Angeles very early one morning in July, 2012 for an almost 2 hour drive to Sta. Barbara, in time to catch the 7am mass in Poor Clares Monastery. The… Continue reading A Quick Stop in Sta. Barbara, California