As we boarded the small United Airlines jet heading back to Santa Barbara, the pilot promised a tour of San Francisco at sunset. It was breath taking.
It you have ever landed in San Francisco, you no doubt know that the jets land and take off just beyond the water of the Pacific Ocean. Looking out of the window, it feels like the plane is going to skim over the water, and fingers crossed, land on a solid tarmac.
As we left civilization, the Monterey Peninsula came into view. A mere 45 minutes later we were landing in Santa Barbara!