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About santabarbarawalks

I grew up in Santa Barbara have always been fascinated by the city’s beauty and rich cultural offerings. I love traveling to other places, but more than that I love coming home to Santa Barbara. There's just no place like it in the world. As an avid traveler who has been hooked on walking tours from the start, I used to wonder why Santa Barbara didn’t have a walking tour to cover some of the eclectic things I saw and loved experiencing on a daily basis. One day I woke up and wanted to find a way to share more of this city with others- from there I headed into the local Historical library and began researching all the things I'd ever wondered about. All sorts of interesting things began to unfold and so here is where I can share it with people who can't physically get here!

An Olympic Artist

A few months back I was wandering through the vast collection of historical books at the Santa Barbara Historical Museum Library and I wandered into the name Mary Wesselhoeft.  She taught at the Santa Barbara Schools of the Arts, and … Continue reading

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A Welcome and a Step into blogging about Santa Barbara

Just a note to say welcome to my blog.  I’m the owner of Santa Barbara Walking Tours and I spend my days doing tours of visual art in Santa Barbara. Ever wondered what it’s like to own a tour company?  … Continue reading

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