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Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Guerneville California hotel. When you get the chance, stay in some of the famous, luxurious and/or historic hotels of your destinations. The Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong (featuring in the Clark Gable movie Soldier of Fortune), Hotel La Mamounia in Marrakesh (Marrakech), the Shangri-La Hotel in Lhasa, the beautiful and historic San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara, the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles, the Grand Hyatt Macau and the Mandarin Oriental Macau. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Monsters, Folklore, Legends, Ghosts, Scary Stories and Myths in California
The little phantom girl who knocks on the door of Room 42 and the spectral madame of Room 33 who are among the ghosts of the San Remo Hotel, San Francisco; the reputedly haunted Renaissance Los Angeles Airport hotel, part of the Marriott chain; the beautiful but sad Amanda, said to haunt Room 325 of the Vagabond Motel, San Diego; the ghost of Claudia in the Mansions Hotel, San Francisco; the haunted fourth floor window and other mysteries at the Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles; San Diego's haunted Horton Grand Hotel; Kabar, Rudolf Valentino's Great Dane, who still lollops about the Los Angeles Pet Cemetery; and the phantom policeman of Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, who hands out real but not legal speeding tickets, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of California.
The ghostly couple who haunt the Marriott Anaheim Fairfield Inn, Anaheim; the spirits of Kate Morgan, a little boy and girl, the mistress of a millionaire, a Victorian lady who likes to dance and a former caretaker in San Diego's famous Hotel Del Coronado (used in the movie Some Like it Hot and remarkable for its Victorian wooden architecture); the wraiths of Camp Comfort County Park, which include a phantom horsewoman, a charred man, a headless man riding a motor bike, a bloody bride and a demonic hound that watches over the tomb of a vampire; the sirens, serpents and flying monsters that once inhabited Santa Barbara Island and which may, perhaps, be reawakened one day; the reputedly haunted Room 217 of the Marriott Hotel, Long Beach; the giant lumberjack Paul Bunyan and his blue ox Babe, claimed as employees by the Red River Lumber Company of Westwood; the Mennonite Lady in White of Adelaida Cemetery, who on Friday nights puts flowers on the grave of a child; and the ghost who still makes phone calls from Room 1007 of the Paso Robles Hotel, San Francisco, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in California.
Cowboys still searching for their gold in Rios Canyon, San Diego; the spectral white deer of San Diego's Presidio Park; the many hauntings of the Queen Mary in Long Beach, which include a Lady in White in the reception area, children playing in the swimming pool, a man killed in the engine room and the mystery of room B340; the spirits of Sacramento City Cemetery, including a little girl and a pit bull terrier; Tahoe Tessie, Lake Tahoe's answer to Lake Champlain's Champ and to Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster; the bigfoot or sasquatch of the northern forests; the haunted parking garage and eighteenth floor lounge of the Los Angeles Airport Marriott; and the spectral woman who still supervises the Phoenix Inn oriental restaurant in Alhambra, are more weird folklore associated with California.
The ghostly barefoot woman of Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco; Santa Paula's horned, white and hairy anthropoid, the Billiwhack Monster; the spirit of schoolteacher Miss Mary Lake in Room 410 of the Queen Anne Hotel in San Francisco, which was once a girls' school; the spectral prisoners of Alcatraz; the blue, brain-like ETs of Palos Verdes; the haunted swimming pool of Ramona Convent Secondary School in Alhambra, where bathers have their legs grabbed by unseen hands (the nun in white, in the library, is more harmless); the ghostly sailors of the aircraft carrier USS Hornet in Alameda; the male phantom of San Diego's luxurious US Grant Hotel; and the many ghosts of Elysian Park, Los Angeles, including a headless hound and a Lady in White, are yet more strange folktales of California.
Nature Reserves, State Forests, National Forests, National Parks, State Parks and Refuges in California
Lassen Volcanic National Park with Lassen Peak, which erupted in 1915 and is the largest volcanic dome in the world; Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary; Point Reyes National Seashore; Pinnacles National Park, one of the best places to see California Condors; Joshua Tree National Park; Kings Canyon National Park; the basalt formations of Devils Postpile National Monument; Kings Range National Conservation Area on the Lost Coast; Sequoia National Park with the largest tree in the world, the gigantic and ancient General Sherman; Yosemite National Park with wildlife such as black bears and beavers, as well as specacular Tunnel View, from which you can see El Capitan, the Bridal Veil Falls and more; Ano Nuevo State Park; Redwood National Park with the tallest trees in the world, including Hyperion, protected by secrecy; Channel Islands National Park with many species found nowhere else on earth; and Piedras Blancas, are among the national or state parks, forests and refuges of California.
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The United States of America are so enormous that even most Americans cannot "know" all of their own country. Even visiting every state would be a major undertaking. It is possible, however, to visit the iconic places known all over the world, especially through Hollywood movies. Whether you travel America for business or pleasure, enjoy your journey.
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