Thursday Doors – World Trip #4

Santa Barbara, Ojai and Solvang

I spent several days with my wonderful friends, the Roses in California. We met on a former trip when we volunteered together in Vietnam on a Habitat for Humanity build.

They showed me around Santa Barbara. We did a day trip to Ojai, a spa town and Solvang a small town with a Danish heritage.

California has a string of Mission towns stretching the coast. These where founded by the Spanish Franciscan Monks from 1769. There are 21 in total. The Spanish architecture is striking


The Old Mission, Santa Barbara


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Ojai Museum





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Solvang had a very different look compared to the Spanish colonial Califorian stlye towns I had visited. It is very quaint and European. The Danish pastries were delicious!

In response to Norm 2.0‘s Thursday Doors

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