Midpines CA hotels. Reserve accommodation in hotels in Midpines California USA. Warnings, anecdotes and travel advice from Camelopard.com. Monsters, myths, legends, folklore, ghosts and hauntings of California. Wildlife, state and national forests and parks, attractions and/or sights of California.
Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Midpines California hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Hotel Lisboa and its famous casino in Macau, the Fasano Hotel e Restaurante Rio in Rio de Janeiro, the Hotel Metropole in Hanoi, the Hotel del Coronado in San Diego, Raffles Hotel in Singapore where the Singapore Sling was invented in the hotel's Long Bar, the Mandarin Oriental Macau and the Cascades Hotel at Sun City in South Africa. are among the classic or luxury hotels of the world.
Birds, Mammals, Reptiles and other Wildlife / Fauna of California
Harbor seals, humpback whales, California condors, mountain lions (also called cougars or pumas), turkey vultures (sometimes called buzzards), Allen's hummingbirds, numerous species of salamander, rare Sierra Nevada mountain beavers, white pelicans, endangered San Joaquin kit foxes, blue whales, road runners, elephant seals, skunks, otters, dolphins, Calliope hummingbirds, coyotes, woodpeckers, mischievious raccoons, California golden beavers (a family lives in Alhambra Creek in Martinez), California sea lions, burrowing owls, screech owls, bald eagles, mule deer, chipmunks, Anna's hummingbirds, whip-poor-wills, black bears, sea otters, American avocets, minks, gray whales, bobcats, tule elk and wild turkeys are among the wild animals of California.
Folklore, Myths, Legends, Monsters, Ghosts and Scary Stories in California
Santa Paula's horned, white and hairy anthropoid, the Billiwhack Monster; the reputedly haunted Renaissance Los Angeles Airport hotel, part of the Marriott chain; the haunted fourth floor window and other mysteries at the Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles; the ghost of Claudia in the Mansions Hotel, San Francisco; the blue, brain-like ETs of Palos Verdes; the haunted parking garage and eighteenth floor lounge of the Los Angeles Airport Marriott; the spectral white deer of San Diego's Presidio Park; and 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), are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of California.
The male phantom of San Diego's luxurious US Grant Hotel; the ghostly couple who haunt the Marriott Anaheim Fairfield Inn, Anaheim; the spectral prisoners of Alcatraz; 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 ghost who still makes phone calls from Room 1007 of the Paso Robles Hotel, San Francisco; 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 woman who still supervises the Phoenix Inn oriental restaurant in Alhambra; and the beautiful but sad Amanda, said to haunt Room 325 of the Vagabond Motel, San Diego, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in California.
The sirens, serpents and flying monsters that once inhabited Santa Barbara Island and which may, perhaps, be reawakened one day; the giant lumberjack Paul Bunyan and his blue ox Babe, claimed as employees by the Red River Lumber Company of Westwood; the phantom policeman of Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, who hands out real but not legal speeding tickets; 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; Kabar, Rudolf Valentino's Great Dane, who still lollops about the Los Angeles Pet Cemetery; the Mennonite Lady in White of Adelaida Cemetery, who on Friday nights puts flowers on the grave of a child; the reputedly haunted Room 217 of the Marriott Hotel, Long Beach; and the ghostly barefoot woman of Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, are more weird folklore associated with California.
The bigfoot or sasquatch of the northern forests; the spirits of Sacramento City Cemetery, including a little girl and a pit bull terrier; the many ghosts of Elysian Park, Los Angeles, including a headless hound and a Lady in White; cowboys still searching for their gold in Rios Canyon, San Diego; the ghostly sailors of the aircraft carrier USS Hornet in Alameda; 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); 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; and San Diego's haunted Horton Grand Hotel, are yet more strange folktales of California.
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