National at Oak Creek Palo Alto

1600 Sand Hill Rd, Palo Alto, California, 94304, United States | Condo
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Travel Blogs from Palo Alto

Day 2

A travel blog entry by paulkallen on May 23, 2014

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... plenty of quirky shops it was a nice but long walk in which I developed blisters!! Not good! We stopped in MaccyDs for a drink (1 DOLLAR!!!) before heading into golden gate park. We again walked around before ending in the conservatory of flowers and moving out towards Paradisio. Our next trek took us to Walt Disney Family Museum where we stayed for lunch before finally reaching Golden Gate Bridge shrouded in cloud. I ...

Stanford University!

A travel blog entry by quirkybenny on May 19, 2014

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... and took a power nap. Some people were walking by and stared at us. No shame.

We continued seeing the campus before we decided to see Stanford Shopping Center. The shopping center contained so many fashion houses. It was nice to sit on the benches. The one thing that Beijing lacked was benches.

Then, we returned to the downtown to eat dinner.

Such a nice day hanging out with Sara today. ...

Day 2 - San Francisco - a "get organised" day

A travel blog entry by worley on Jan 18, 2014

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... than originally planned – thanks Delta! ).

We had to get a taxi to the RV pickup. We discovered through a dodgy looking taxi driver at SF airport that San Fran taxi policy is to charge 150% of the shown meter charge when they go outside certain city limits, and the RV centre was outside these limits. After the initial shock (we were told approx $140 cost) we grudgingly agreed under duress as we didn't want to get stuffed around. It would have been cheaper to hire ...

Feral shopping

A travel blog entry by gmjoja on Oct 25, 2013

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... Price Waterhouse a fine pin striped lined black wool. (When one of the partners there saw me in the hallway he stopped and said "What's THAT?" because we weren't supposed to wear pants and I said defiantly, "It's my banker's suit" and he replied "Oh, you're a banker ... I'd like to make a deposit." But that's another era for another time.)

One would think my custom clothing past would have made me a fashionista with a keen ...

You're in the Army now!

A travel blog entry by bdsr2r on Oct 12, 2013

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Today was all about logistics....Orientation, Medical Check, Rider Introductions, Route Maps, Cycling Uniforms issued .....I never served in the Military but there is certainly a precision to how this ride will be run and supported.

First was the health check....my blood pressure was 125 over 69 with a pulse rate of 62 beats per minute. I weighed in at 185 lbs...helped ...