El Dorado Hotel & Kitchen
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... family in the 1920's and grew from there. Next we drove down the road to the famous BR Cohn winery, started by an old manager of the Doobie Brothers. While the winery sat on a hill covered in olive trees and had a beautiful property with good wines, we weren't huge fans of the atmosphere in the tasting room. We did, however, enjoy some more olive oil and vinegar samples in their gourmet foods building. We continued down valley to one of the ...
... thick layer of fog blanketing the top of the GGB. It was really interesting to learn about the numerous microclimates of the Bay Area. Once we arrived to Sausalito, we explored the shops and streets a bit before decided to eat lunch at Bridgeway Cafe. We ate outside facing the water. I ordered the shrimp and avocado sandwich, Matt ordered the Turkey ...
... carrying their gear on their bikes (tents, sleeping bags, clothes, etc.)....It was only because Sharon and Julie were supporting the ride that the guys could have made it so far so quickly. The ladies put up with changing hotels every night for 2 weeks, meals in different restaurants every day and a nomadic lifestyle. They did it with good hearts and great cheer. The guys are forever in the gals debt....and they know it! :-)
... morning to capture the vista of the full city before making our way to Monterey.
The holiday seems to be passing quickly now - we will back in Invercargill in two weeks time.
PS I did my good deed for day, week, year and lifetime tonight when I gave a street beggar $5 when I came out of the Hot Cookie shop. As I've mentioned earlier there are lots of beggars and people sleeping rough here. My problem is distinguishing the genuine from the ...
... sitting in the bar tasting 4 wines and eating appetizer of cheeses, prawns and roulade before moving to the dining car for the return journey and a 3 course meal. Had potato and spinach soup, pork tenderloin stuffed with wild mushroom polenta on a bed of roasted vegetables finished with a creme brûlée with fresh blueberries. Delicious! Then we headed back into Sonoma Valley to California's 2nd oldest vineyard and the oldest ...
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