Day 1: San Francisco to Carmel-by-the-Sea

    The drive from San Francisco to Carmel-by-the-Sea is some 125 miles along the beautiful Pacific coast. It’s a 2,5 hour drive and the scenery is stunning, if this is a foretaste of what Highway One is like, then we’re in for a real treat. On the way to Carmel, there is the town […]

Day2 : Driving Highway One; Carmel to Solvang

Vis større kart The US Coastal Highway runs from San Francisco to Los Angeles, but it is the part between Carmel and San Luis Obispo that is the real treat.  The road follows the ragged coastline and the views are spectacular, there are lots of parkingspots and it offers a lot of photo oportunities. The […]

Day 3 : Solvang to Santa Barbara through Saint Ynes and Los Olivos

Walking around in Solvang certainly gives you the flavour of Denmark, but in a strange sort of American way. The houses look very much like the typical oldfashion danish countryhouse that you don’t find too many of in Denmark anymore. In a sense Solvang is much more Danish than Denmark. All in all, nice place […]

Day 4 – The American Riviera – Santa Barbara to Santa Monica

Driving along the American Riviera is a spectacular experience. The clear blue skies and the green hills with the vast Pacific ocean pounding on the shores.       The wind will now and then work with the sand on  the beaches to create artwork: Approaching Santa Monica:    Tomorrow we shall see more of […]

Santa Barbara – moorish and detached

Santa Barbara has something for you ,whether you like hiking, fine-dining, water sports, lazing on the beach, culture, or a great night-life. Santa Barbara is a town with a difference Santa Barbara county is sometimes referred to as the American Riviera. Its beautiful beaches, majestic mountains, and colorful culture make Santa Barbara a premier resort […]