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Ventana - An Enchanting Resort in BIg Sur

Summary: I love Ventana. I highly recommend visiting  and exploring the landscape at Lime Kiln and Andrew Molera State Park which I've blogged about here. Please note this is #notsponsored . Yes, that means we paid our own bill! Lots of details in the following review. including a Post Ranch vs Ventana comparison.  Can you tell there's something exciting beyond this beautiful gate? There's something special about Big Sur, a magic in the light, the presence of the Pacific, the cliffs, beaches, redwood forests and the murmur of the surf. It's one of my favorite places in California. I couldn't think of anywhere else I wanted to be to celebrate turning fifty, because it's a place where there's a sense of nature, space and light and a wide horizon. We've been to Big Sur many times and for a celebration there are two fantastic hotels vying for your attention. The exclusive, modern and very private, cliff top Post Ranch Inn and on the other side of the road the …

Lisbon Without Any Plans

It is completely different to visit a place and know that you have a month so see the city. It changes everything. Perhaps it's making me lazy but I'm enjoying it. I don't have a list, I don't feel any pressure. Right now I don't even need to know what I'm looking at. This is a strange experience for us, no research, no fuss all we have to do is relax into it. 

So, bringing my newly relaxed spirit to my blog here is what you could see if you were here too, no explanations, no highlights, just a random stroll from our flat.

We haven't tried the famous yellow trams or the metro yet but we'll get around to it someday soon.

How did we resist these nuts and dried fruits?


Erika King said…
Super jealous that you have a month of unhassled relaxation & exploration ahead of you. *sighs* *swoons*

If you get a break from your leisurely adventure, please stop by my blog
I'm heading off now to browse through all your other destinations, and see what I can see (I might even recognise a few spots).

Erika @ xx
Erika, thanks for leaving a comment!
I visited you're blog and will certainly be back, love your style.