Sunday, January 31, 2016

A Week in Southern California

~ 5:00 A.M.  ~
Beginning of a wonderful week in San Diego

Off to the Queen Mary Hotel

~ Hampton Inn Channel Islands ~
 After staying the night in Long Beach on the Queen Mary Hotel (Photos)
We spent two nights in Oxnard, between Santa Monica and Santa Barbara.

An early morning walk with my husband

~Channel Islands~

An afternoon in Santa Monica
~ Last Burger on Land ~
I had this breakfast burger a year ago
and have been dreaming of enjoying it again all year!

~ Pacific Park ~

Another night in Oxnard

~ Oxnard Beach ~
Off to Santa Barbara
State Street, Santa Barbara

My goofy Dennis Quaid smile

~ Santa Barbara Beach ~

Back to San Diego for three more nights at the Dana Hotel

Early morning walk along the marina

I got up every morning at 5:00 for a quiet walk

My Brother-in-law's cute little rental car
Museum of Contemporary Art
I am not so sure I would like what is inside this museum,
But I loved this boat art out front.

~ Newport Ave, Ocean Beach, San Diego, CA ~

Another day...
~ The view outside our room ~


{Source Google Maps}

~ Kono's Surf Club Cafe 704 Garnet Ave ~
~ View of Ocean From Kono's Cafe ~
It was one wonderful week!

Thursday, January 21, 2016

The Queen Mary Hotel

  The Queen Mary Hotel
Long Beach, California
Check-In Passport
One of many old telephone booths on the Sundeck
Shop in the Main Hall
Sunset on the Sundeck
Sunrise view of Carnival Imagination cruise ship from the Queen Mary
Sunrise on the Sundeck

Lounging on the Sundeck

Looking at Long Beach
Photo of painting of the Queen Mary at sea

We enjoyed a lovely, relaxing 24 hours on the Queen Mary.
I will post photos of our tour of the Queen Mary in another post.

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