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Coastal Trip Day 7: Lompoc to Santa Barbara (but really Carpinteria)

Day 7. Could it really be Day 7 already? Our last day?

I was so sad that our trip was coming to an end. Erik had predicted that by the end of the trip we would be debating continuing on to Los Angeles. 2,031 more words


Destination: Carpinteria, California

Carpinteria is not Santa Barbara. Some might call it a suburb, and from the single freeway running through it, which connects Ventura to Santa Barbara, it goes fairly unnoticed. 275 more words

Not quite Carmel

What do you do when you have a day all to yourselves in Santa Barbara?  We took a ride to Ojai.

I’ve always thought of Ojai as an “artists community” tucked in the hills behind Ventura.   727 more words