Belmond El Encanto
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Great tea with Courtney, Jenny, Colleen and me
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The kids and I played "supermarket" with products from Switzerland and fake Swiss money. We also made a Cherry Amaretti cake and prepared a cheese tart for dinner. Courtney, Colleen, Jenny and I went to El Elcanto for tea. It is a beautiful place with a gorgeous view over the ocean. We had a pre-birthday ladies afternoon with Courtney. We had tea …
... first hissy fit, which to be fair we knew would happen. It looked like I would be keeping an eye on the signs and telling him what lane to get in for the time being whilst he kept his eyes firmly on the road and staying in the lane (Colm liked to drift to the right nerve rackingly!) Colm thought it would be interesting to see when the shoe was in the other foot so to speak! We've already agreed that we don't mean any of our road rage to each other but we were like an ...
... from the adult menu for the first time tonight and that proved to be too much too soon for her also. She got a bad stitch and strangely me doing jazzercise and Darcy doing aerobics for her did not prove to be helpful. We're now feeling very relaxed and full back in our room. Evan is becoming a bit focused on the onslaught of pharmaceutical ads on tv and he's become pretty concerned about the dangers of contracting shingles. He seems to ...
There are some days in life when you really couldn't guess what's going to happen to you. Today was one of those days for us. Not one one of us ever imagined how today would turn out. We started out early, getting up at 6am and using a taxi to get down to the Ferry Building. Dropped off we found our Amtrak bus stop and not too long later got on our coach which took us over the Oakland Bay Bridge and into Oakland. It unloaded us at Jack Union ...
... beach. It was a lovely way to start the day. Me and Tom loved it so much we definitely want to do it again at home - not so sure about Rob. But he did enjoy it whilst he was doing it especially the views. After, our lesson we spent the rest of the day in discomfort as our bums were aching a lot.
We then had a bit of a drive to a place called Monterey. On our way we done the famous 17 mile drive through pebble beach. This drive included ...