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Southern California Coast: Day 3

November 30, 2012
Despite not having a peaceful night's sleep due to having some mice unwanted visitors in my cabin at el Capitan Canyon, I was determined that my last day in Southern California would be unforgettable.  As I walked to breakfast, I was greeted by yet another visitor, though this one was a...

Southern California Coast: Day 2 (Part 2)

November 27, 2012
Before my TWIN colleagues and I arrived to our final destination of the day, we checked into el Capiton Canyon, which is located about 15 miles north of Santa Barbara.  This would be my first experience with “glamping,” or glamorous camping, as it is known in the world of luxury holidays. ...

Southern California Coast: Day 2 (Part 1)

November 22, 2012
I awoke with the same excitement that a child exudes on Christmas Day, as I was going to have the the pleasure of driving a 2012 Toyota Prius 4 up Highway 1 -- a stretch of land so beautiful that it has been the muse of many artists.  However, I...