Mod Betty is a sucker for a roadside billboard – (just ask Retro Roadsis about our trip to South of The Border circa 1995!) So it’s understandable that, just moments past eating pink cake for breakfast at the Madonna Inn, I insisted that we stop for some soup at Pea Soup Andersen’s in Buellton, CA.
Want to know a helpful trick to finding Drive In Movie Theatres on your smart phone? Switch your map to satellite mode! That’s how we found the Sunset Drive In in San Luis Obispo, CA.We’ve even scouted drive-ins that have been closed for years, simply by looking for the distinctive wedge shape of the parking
Where do I begin, in describing the Madonna Inn? It’s grandiose, fun, tacky, pink, kitschy – AKA the perfect place for Retro Roadhusband and me to stay for our wedding anniversary, as it’s a hotel that we won’t easily forget. Despite the fact that the Inn’s neon sign – replete with galloping horses- can’t be
Well you find things out in the darndest of ways sometimes, case in point that I learned about the closing of Papoo’s Hot Dog Show when I saw photos of the sign being dismantled in my Flickr pal jericl cat’s photo stream. Regular Retro Roadmap readers may remember that our intrepid California reporter Anna told