|Subject: Santa Monica beaches and Yosemite|
Many thanks to those who contributed all the really valuable information about Yosemite, as my wife and I are on our way there also. And for Jenny in Atlanta (and anyone else whose interested) I just want to add my bit regarding the Shangri-La in Santa Monica. It is a really attractive, art-deco hotel near the Santa Monica pier, at Arizona Ave. where the Wednesday Farmers market is held.
Although we have lived in the area for many years, we stayed at the hotel some years ago enjoyed our stay, and have recommended it to others.
Don in Los Angeles