Whale Watching in the Channel
The coast of California is famous for its migratory whales. And you can hire a boat, to go out to sea and get close to them. What you should also do is bring a telephoto lens on holiday, unlike me.
We boarded a huge boat at Santa Barbara... [see more]
Santa Barbara is close to Californian Wine Country, so our stay was all about inspecting menus and listening to waiters drone on about how fabulous everything was.
The other thing about Santa Barbara is the beach, which is very long and is lined by enormous palm trees... [see more]
Well, Here We Are, Pismo Beach! And All the Clams We Can Eat
Another overnight stop, and Pismo Beach was a nice surpise. On reflection, we should have spent more time there. But you never know these things beforehand, I guess. It’s a small seaside town, with all the features you’d expect in a small British resort... [see more]