BEST WESTERN Silicon Valley Inn
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
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On my last day in San Francisco I had booked a trip to Alcatraz. I got up really early so I could have breakfast at a diner called St Francis Fountain. I ordered the Chefs mess, which was scrambled eggs, bacon, mushrooms and potato topped with sour cream, salsa and green onion. Safe to say it was delicious. After I had breakfast I caught the Bart to the union square station and got off to wander around a bit. I had plenty of time to kill so I perused the shops for awhile ...
... Rd over the mountain ridge over to Napa Valley. Much more crowded there... Napa is more of a city, Sonoma is more like what you'd expect this wine country towns to be like. Skip Napa, do Sonoma. We headed south to Sunnyvale near Cupertino (Apple!) and our hotel. We wrapped up this night by meeting a number of Jies friends from her college years and we had a very nice, warm dinner with them all. While we were eating ...
... crazy aunty?!?! Anyway they were gorgeous people and had a great conversation with them all. Talking travel, weather, San Fran, Florida, and of course Oz. We made it back to dry land, took our bikes back, and with the cable car still not running, we sat on the replacement bus for 20 minutes, no driver, of course. Another young Aussie couple threw in the towel and decided to catch a cab. I was secretly hoping they'd offer to share, and that they did. Jumped in ...
... already. Because of the whole hostile atmosphere, I didn't bother saying anything, just turned around and stood in the entrance to the concourse for a bit.
It was terrifying. Stressful isn't in it! It was like attending a bar brawl, where a football game had broken out in the background and no-one was taking any notice of it. Totally weird. A lot of people seemed to be drunk, or high...and there were a lot of kids about too.
I don't regret ...
... a little about each others' culture and practices.
That is how the entire trip played out. From talking to men cooking their breakfast on the street (and insisting that I sample...NOT), to learning about the various spices at the food stalls from the farmers in India, to following our guide's careful eyes while snorkeling in the waters of the Maldives to point out some very strange looking creatures, Steve and I had a ...