Solvang, CA in December

Solvang, CA in December

Months ago, during the triple-digit heat of summer, I planned a three-day outing in Solvang during Christmas time.  Doesn’t that sound lovely?  All through December, this little town holds its Julefest and I wanted to be a part of it.  Of course, nothing could be that simple. The drive isn’t long.  My friend and I, plus my dog Jem, planned to take a couple hours to get there, however things 

Solvang, Just a Glimpse

Solvang, Just a Glimpse

Solvang is a small town about 35 miles northwest of Santa Barbara, California.  It is best known as “that Danish town” and indeed tourism is its chief industry.  The village has modeled itself on similar towns in Denmark.  The traveler is expected to get that “Old Country” feeling about the place.  And people