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Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Rancho Santa Fe California hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Cap d'Antibes, the Menger Hotel in San Antonio, the Hotel Metropole in Hanoi, the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund, Raffles Hotel in Singapore where the Singapore Sling was invented in the hotel's Long Bar, the beautiful and historic San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara and the Palace of the Lost City at Sun City in South Africa. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Ghosts, Legends, Myths, Folklore, Monsters and Scary Stories in California
Kabar, Rudolf Valentino's Great Dane, who still lollops about the Los Angeles Pet Cemetery; the reputedly haunted Renaissance Los Angeles Airport hotel, part of the Marriott chain; Tahoe Tessie, Lake Tahoe's answer to Lake Champlain's Champ and to Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster; 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 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 spirits of Sacramento City Cemetery, including a little girl and a pit bull terrier; the ghost of Claudia in the Mansions Hotel, San Francisco; and Santa Paula's horned, white and hairy anthropoid, the Billiwhack Monster, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of California.
The giant lumberjack Paul Bunyan and his blue ox Babe, claimed as employees by the Red River Lumber Company of Westwood; 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 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; cowboys still searching for their gold in Rios Canyon, San Diego; the spectral prisoners of Alcatraz; San Diego's haunted Horton Grand Hotel; the bigfoot or sasquatch of the northern forests; and the ghostly couple who haunt the Marriott Anaheim Fairfield Inn, Anaheim, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in California.
The spectral woman who still supervises the Phoenix Inn oriental restaurant in Alhambra; the male phantom of San Diego's luxurious US Grant Hotel; the sirens, serpents and flying monsters that once inhabited Santa Barbara Island and which may, perhaps, be reawakened one day; the beautiful but sad Amanda, said to haunt Room 325 of the Vagabond Motel, San Diego; the Mennonite Lady in White of Adelaida Cemetery, who on Friday nights puts flowers on the grave of a child; the many ghosts of Elysian Park, Los Angeles, including a headless hound and a Lady in White; the blue, brain-like ETs of Palos Verdes; and the spirit of schoolteacher Miss Mary Lake in Room 410 of the Queen Anne Hotel in San Francisco, which was once a girls' school, are more weird folklore associated with California.
The ghostly sailors of the aircraft carrier USS Hornet in Alameda; the reputedly haunted Room 217 of the Marriott Hotel, Long Beach; the spectral white deer of San Diego's Presidio Park; the haunted parking garage and eighteenth floor lounge of the Los Angeles Airport Marriott; the ghost who still makes phone calls from Room 1007 of the Paso Robles Hotel, San Francisco; the haunted fourth floor window and other mysteries at the Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles; 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 phantom policeman of Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, who hands out real but not legal speeding tickets; and the ghostly barefoot woman of Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, are yet more strange folktales of California.
Sights/Places to See and Attractions in California
The state capital, Sacramento; the resort of Palm Springs; the almost mythical suburbs of Los Angeles, including Beverly Hills; San Diego's world famous zoo; Lake Tahoe (the Nevada shore of which was occupied by the fictional Ponderosa Ranch), still offering both winter and summer sports; the notorious Alcatraz Prison; Dante's View over the scorching Death Valley; the Danish architecture and culture of Solvang; Santa Barbara, the Californian Riviera; the magical movie studios of Hollywood; the original Disneyland in Anaheim; the human spectacle of Venice Beach; San Francisco with the Golden Gate Bridge; the killer whales, dolphins and other creatures of Sea World in San Diego; and the magnificent scenery of the Big Sur coastal drive, from which sea life such as blue whales are sometimes seen, are among the attractions of California.
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