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few places that we should not miss. We found a Wal-Mart and went in to
pick up a few things. As we walked through one of the isles we came across the wine
section. Well, wine here starts at $1.97 per bottle for most California wines and a 4L jug of Julio Gallo is only $8.99. We don't know how good these wines are but we can’t make it for that back in NS.
Then it was back to Star and our winery for the night. After supper we ...
Wildlife spotted so far: a squirrel in Golden Gate Park, a raccoon and deer at Marin Headland, a seal swimming free in Monterey Bay. Just needed to pop that in there as somehow I have forgotten to mention all of these sightings in my other entries, and they were actually really exciting! This morning we left Marin and headed north for a one-night sojourn in Calistoga, in the Napa Valley before heading into Yosemite tomorrow for a few nights. We left the coast behind ...
... was really shallow but we had a great time.
On the way back, Simon's got us rather lost and blamed his GPS but we made it home eventually.
( Note from parents- we did our best to try several different local wines and found we liked them all! The wineries are wonderful and would highly recommend a holiday in this area. Loved having family Morris with us this week. We even got a grown up night out which was very jolly!!)
... If someone lived there for a year, not knowing any Italian to begin with, would be pretty fluent after the end of the year.
I was very satisfied with all our vacation rental apartments, homes and Villas. They added immensely to the Italian experiences. Allowing us to immerse ourselves and live in the middle of the local culture.
For me, I enjoyed the smaller towns and villages, rather then the big cities. However, the large cities, such as Rome, Florence ...
... than not, we had to venture outside of the “bubble” to get to meet people. If I was just setting up camp and minding my own business then folks would tend to ignore us and walk right by. We are a little younger than the majority of the RVers that we were among so most of the older folks just left us alone unless we made an effort to say hello. ...