Viva La Fiesta August 4th 2012 Santa Barbara has a Spanish feel to it, whitewashed houses with red tile rooves, colourful tiles adorn many of the shops and buildings. Many of the streets have Spanish sounding names.
This week, however, the Spanish theme really took over with music, art and Flamenco dancing on the streets. All culminating with the children's parade on State Street today. Children of all ages took to the t ... read more
North America » United States » California » Santa Barbara Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
We both travelled and worked in Spain, which is where we first met, back in 1972. Things back then were quite different, no plastic card banking or internet to smooth the way.
Our travels were put on hold for a few years whilst we brought up our two children. They now spend large chunks of their life exploring the world.
In in our mid to late 50's we decided it was time we took up travelling again and this time write our own travel blog. Hope it can compete with the younger generations.
We chose the nickname 'still crazy' because I guess that's what we are, still crazy. We completed three... full info