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Santa Barbara, California

 
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added on 3rd of February, 2015

Santa Barbara, which is a halfway point between San Francisco and Los Angeles is easily the most gorgeous and I've ever been to by far. Nicknamed the "American Riviera" because of it's extremely beautiful scenery, wonderful beaches, enjoyable climate and pleasant mountains which corner the resort, it is obviously a top destination that everyone should see.

I adored the place and still adore it, it's very unique, since the architecture dates to from Spanish colonization. The fact that the area itself is very wealthy also means that unfortunately it is very expensive at the same time. Nevertheless, Santa Barbara offers you a lot, owning many famous and renowned bars, clothing stores, restaurants and more at State Street.

The best part of it, however, is the beach, it's just fascinating as it gets, totally enjoyed it to the fullest.

 

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USA 2013 - overview

1. Dec 1, 2013 San Francisco (San Francisco)
2. Dec 6, 2013 Napa Valley (Napa)
3. Dec 10, 2013 Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara)
4. Dec 12, 2013 Los Angeles (Los Angeles)

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Santa Barbara, CA, United StatesGaspar de Portola was the first person who led the land expedition and he was appointed by Padre Junipero Serra, a famous missionary who visited this city in 1769. After the appointment, many Spanish people brought their families with them and laid the foundation of a small town. The most striking moment in the history of this city was in 1813, when a tsunami completely destroyed the town.Santa Barbara History-The American Period In 1848, Mexico signed an agreement with the United States. After exceeding the population up to 100,000, the territory became an independent state. Ventura is an independent country these days but originally it... Read more »

 
 
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