Originally published 5 February 2014. Off to Santa Barbara we go! After a beautiful run with my gal Val in her cute town of Camarillo, we set out for another Californian adventure! Her Steve told us about an authentic Spanish food stand in Santa Barbara, so that’s where we luncheoned. The Spanish settled California first, so that’sContinue reading “Santa Barbara”
I didn’t realize quite how far away the Botanic Gardens were from the Esplanade, but that’s all right. Steve and I both like a good walk! We got there with about 15 minutes to spare before the guided tour began. We got more information about the rain forest and saw many beautiful flowers, including the largest flower in the world and the oldest and largest tree in the Botanic Gardens!