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