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[Photo Story] Tomales Bay Oyster Company, California on mapwanderer.com - If you aren’t familiar, Tomales Bay is about an hour-ish north from San Francisco. It is a long narrow inlet of the Pacific Ocean and is located within the county of Marin. It’s a pretty nice drive, although kind of windy. The Oyster Company is an…click link to read full story.
Red Bull Flugtag – Long Beach, California by Latitude34 – Nothing screams American culture quite like the Red Bull Flugtag where people spend months making a man powered flying craft in their garages, dress like fools, and have their friends launch them off a 30 foot pier into a large body of water…click link to read full story.
Redwood National and State Parks – UNESCO World Heritage Site
Yosemite National Park - UNESCO World Heritage Site
Forget the Hollywood sign or Beverley Hills in Tony Bourdain’s Part’s Unknown he visits K-Town.
Chateau Marmont, 8221 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood: If walls could talk, the rooms of this luxury Hollywood hotel would tell some unbelievable tales. The Chateau Marmont, built in 1920, is based on a French castle in the Loire Valley. There are 63 rooms, 23 suites and 4 bungalows. A night in the cheapest will set you back over $400. A small price to pay for a taste of the history of misadventure that Hollywood A-listers and Rock n Rollers such as James Dean, Led Zeppelin and The Doors have enjoyed in this celebrity haven. Read Greg Simmons article about the hotel on the Guardian Travel Website.
Stayon Beverly Hostel, 4619 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90004: Finding a bed on Beverly Boulevard for $50 is challenging, that is until Danish Photographer Bo Lorentzen opened Stayon Beverly. Stayon is a clean, well equipped affordable accommodation in Korea Town. Read Annie’s (from waywardtraveller.com) review of her visit to Stayon Bervely.
The Amateur Traveler: Chris chats to Bethany of the Nevada Tourism Bureau about all things Lake Tahoe including Frank Sinatra’s tunnel, casinos and a skiing Elvis day!
Listen to Travel to Catalina Island off California – Episode 316 with Carrie from cruisebuzz.net on amateurtraveler.com.
Listen to Travel to the Eastern Slope of the Sierra Nevada Mountains – Episode 178 with Doug McConnell of OpenRoad.tv on amateurtraveler.com.
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