Monday, August 11, 2008

Santa Barbara

Well, Kendall and I are home now, but we did so much while we were up on the Central Coast, I haven't been able to keep up with the blogging, so it's catch-up time now.

A couple weekends ago, we went down to Santa Barbara. Because we got a later start than we were intending, we went straight for the food. We're dedicated Fodor's fans, and anytime we travel anywhere, we use Fodor's travel books. They've rarely let us down when it comes to finding good, cheap food. This place, called La Super Rica definitely did not disappoint. We waited in line for about 45 minutes, but it was well worth the wait. Check out the kitchen - they're making they're own tortillas, and there's all sorts of good stuff on the grill.

One of the main things we wanted to do in Santa Barbara was to see the Mission. On the way there, we found this really nice park.

After we left the Mission, we meandered our way through the mountain side, and found the "Beverly Hills" of Santa Barbara - Montecito. Every single house was behind a gate. After that, we found the wharf, which turned out to be quite the tourist spot. About this time, we were getting hungry again, so we consulted the Fodor's, and this is one of the few times that we weren't too impressed with a restaurant they recommended. Brophy Bros had a great view, but neither of us was impressed with the food we got.

After dinner, we walked around the waterfront for a little bit, and decided that Santa Barbara was just lovely, and that it was time to head back to (the not-so-lovely) Santa Maria.

1 comment:

  1. Ryan nailed it and I wish I'd thought of it--"endless vacation" sums it up. I praise the Lord for His blessings and protection on you all.