Travel Blogs from San Rafael
... pretty well get any sort of seafood. Crabs and lobster are the main things and it was fascinating watching the guys cook and clean the crab to get the meat - clearly done this a few times.
After walking around we found a bar on the Wharf to have a beer then tried some the Clam Chowder which is big in California and very tasty. From the bar we headed to the little Italy which is a bit like Lygone St in Melbourne. We found and italian cafe and ...
... huge at 64m high, the largest with a diameter of 9 meters!
The entire park was covered with clear streams, waterfalls and beautiful trees. The area has not received much rainfall lately so unfortunately the waterfalls were almost non existent. The tour guide took us to fantastic viewing points where famous photographer Ansel Adams photographed the area from.
Have loved our time in San Rafael and beyond. Can't believe what a beautiful city San Francisco is and how quiet it is out here at Bill & Cheryl's place. It is such a special place. Great having their local knowledge and they have both been wonderful tour guides taking us out and about such a lot. We feel like we have seen so much but of course when you look at the map when you return to ...
... bus and drove into Chinatown. We searched through the back alleys looking for the Fortune Cookie Factory. It was a hole in the wall but really neat to see how the cookies were made. You could write your own message and they would put it into a cookie. We had a great Chinese lunch and Cohen had a the world's largest bowl of wonton soup. Clare loved stabbing the fish balls with the chopsticks and ...
... Below was somewhat excerpted from the El Cerrito post. I get a little out of sync sometimes when Billy lumps a bunch of towns and stops together.
So, I dropped Billy & Chris off at West Blithedale Park and they hiked the Old Railroad Trail by Mount Tamalpais, (Mount Tam to the locals). They "blindly hiked the hills down through some very nice homes,ending up in the village of ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed