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We wish you an enjoyable stay at your chosen Lodi California hotel. Seasoned travellers will become acquainted with the famous hotels in their destinations. The Palace of the Lost City at Sun City in South Africa, the beautiful and historic San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara, the Four Seasons Hotel Macao Cotai Strip in Macau, the Hotel del Coronado in San Diego, the Hotel Metropole in Hanoi, Hotel La Mamounia in Marrakesh (Marrakech) and the Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Folklore, Monsters, Myths, Scary Stories, Legends and Ghosts in California
The ghostly barefoot woman of Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco; cowboys still searching for their gold in Rios Canyon, San Diego; 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 spectral prisoners of Alcatraz; 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 blue, brain-like ETs of Palos Verdes; Kabar, Rudolf Valentino's Great Dane, who still lollops about the Los Angeles Pet Cemetery; and the spirits of Sacramento City Cemetery, including a little girl and a pit bull terrier, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of California.
The many ghosts of Elysian Park, Los Angeles, including a headless hound and a Lady in White; 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 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 ghost who still makes phone calls from Room 1007 of the Paso Robles Hotel, San Francisco; the bigfoot or sasquatch of the northern forests; the beautiful but sad Amanda, said to haunt Room 325 of the Vagabond Motel, San Diego; and the ghost of Claudia in the Mansions Hotel, San Francisco, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in California.
The ghostly couple who haunt the Marriott Anaheim Fairfield Inn, Anaheim; Santa Paula's horned, white and hairy anthropoid, the Billiwhack Monster; 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 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 giant lumberjack Paul Bunyan and his blue ox Babe, claimed as employees by the Red River Lumber Company of Westwood; Tahoe Tessie, Lake Tahoe's answer to Lake Champlain's Champ and to Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster; 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); and the reputedly haunted Renaissance Los Angeles Airport hotel, part of the Marriott chain, are more weird folklore associated with California.
The phantom policeman of Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, who hands out real but not legal speeding tickets; the ghostly sailors of the aircraft carrier USS Hornet in Alameda; the haunted fourth floor window and other mysteries at the Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles; the spectral woman who still supervises the Phoenix Inn oriental restaurant in Alhambra; the Mennonite Lady in White of Adelaida Cemetery, who on Friday nights puts flowers on the grave of a child; the haunted parking garage and eighteenth floor lounge of the Los Angeles Airport Marriott; San Diego's haunted Horton Grand Hotel; the spectral white deer of San Diego's Presidio Park; and the male phantom of San Diego's luxurious US Grant Hotel, are yet more strange folktales of California.
Reptiles, Mammals, Birds and other Wildlife / Fauna of California
White pelicans, coyotes, American avocets, bobcats, otters, tule elk, whip-poor-wills, bald eagles, rare Sierra Nevada mountain beavers, elephant seals, black bears, skunks, sea otters, Calliope hummingbirds, chipmunks, endangered San Joaquin kit foxes, Anna's hummingbirds, Allen's hummingbirds, woodpeckers, minks, California golden beavers (a family lives in Alhambra Creek in Martinez), California condors, mountain lions (also called cougars or pumas), California sea lions, mischievious raccoons, numerous species of salamander, gray whales, burrowing owls, humpback whales, harbor seals, blue whales, mule deer, wild turkeys, screech owls, turkey vultures (sometimes called buzzards), dolphins and road runners are among the wild animals of California.
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