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