Archive for February, 2012

  • As many of you may know, we’ve walked each and every street in the City of Santa Barbara. As we journeyed, we purposefully avoided walking streets that although seemed to be city streets, are actually not within the city limits. Our reasons for skipping those streets (and parts of some streets) were twofold – first, we wanted to stay true to the task of walking only the city streets, and second, we were relieved that we had no “official” responsibility to walk them. But we always knew in our heart of hearts that one day we would need to […] 0

    County Islands in the Stream

    As many of you may know, we’ve walked each and every street in the City of Santa Barbara. As we journeyed, we purposefully avoided walking streets that although seemed to be city streets, are actually not within the city limits. Our reasons for skipping those streets (and parts of some streets) were twofold – first, we wanted to stay true to the task of walking only the city streets, and second, we were relieved that we had no “official” responsibility to walk them. But we always knew in our heart of hearts that one day we would need to […]

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  • One of our urban hikes took us along Cabrillo Boulevard from Helena Street to roughly Ledbetter Beach. We apologize in advance for failing to tell you about ALL of the amazing sights on this relatively tiny stretch, but in order to give a bit of history about some of our favorite landmarks, we’re forced to skimp on others that are just deserving of the attention. Perhaps we’ll need a follow-up to go in depth and also to tell you about the places we’ve skipped. Starting in the late1870s/early 1880s, Santa Barbara had become a wildly popular resort destination for […] 21

    Santa Barbara’s Wonderful Waterfront

    One of our urban hikes took us along Cabrillo Boulevard from Helena Street to roughly Ledbetter Beach. We apologize in advance for failing to tell you about ALL of the amazing sights on this relatively tiny stretch, but in order to give a bit of history about some of our favorite landmarks, we’re forced to skimp on others that are just deserving of the attention. Perhaps we’ll need a follow-up to go in depth and also to tell you about the places we’ve skipped. Starting in the late1870s/early 1880s, Santa Barbara had become a wildly popular resort destination for […]

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