Chateau De Vie
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking
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... and headed for our classy abode. Unlike most Napa valley visitors who would choose to stay at a bed and breakfast or possibly a spa resort or even a lodge, we decided that a yurt was much more our style... and price range. A yurt is a permanent tent really but bigger and containing a table and chairs and a real bed. So this was very stylish for us really. Tonight as I sat and drank ...
Then the drive home and the unexpected bonus of stopping to see night view of the Golden Gate bridge from one of the Marin Head viewpoints. It was fine and clear but the wind had a real COLD nip in it.
... buildings. The Hydro Bar and Grill advertised the best burger in town, so that’s where we decided to eat. The burgers weren’t the best we’ve had, but no complaints. Judy and I spied a couple of shops we wanted to visit while Pete and Harlan went in search of ice cream. I found a few must haves at the kitchen store, and about then Harlan started texting me that it was time to move down the road. The dogs were waiting.
After leaving Stanford, we headed north for a brief visit to wine country in Napa, and did a tour of the Robert Mondavi Winery.
1. It is possible to make white wine from red grapes as long as you remove the red skins.
2. Making wine is serious business in this part of the world.
3. In California, Starbucks are nearly as numerous as Subway sandwich shops. Fro Yo shops are a rarity.
... moss ball did not really please the Rutherford winery owner, she didn't quite appreciate the festive nature of the centrepiece! Drunk Americans on the bus ride home proved an interesting source of entertainment (We were told that East Oakland = the ghetto, then were invited to go there!?). We took refuge on the ferry ride back to where we begun, refreshments of vodkas ...