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Travel Blogs from San Jose
... each day and not eating it) and later on we stopped for some fuel, approx .75c a litre.......... AND some McDonald's!! Mitch's first McDonalds since we landed on US soil!!! The "large" meal was ginormous compared to the Aussie "large" and half the price" Mitch paid about $6.94 for a 2 cheese burger, hugest fries and hugest drink meal. After driving about 5 1/2 hours we got to San Jose and our Santa Clara hotel, ...
... tonight and then spend the next few days with them as we are seeing other friends at night. This has been quite the socializing trip. Our friends from Napa are going to come down to Santa Cruz to spend a day with us which will be fun.
So here are the photos for this leg of the trip. Miss everyone in Bellingham. Hear you have had some sun up there. Will try and bring this sunshine home with me so we can all share the warmth! ...
Dear Mom, Bri, Mercedes, Spencer, HT and FT, Day One and Two: U.S./Beijing, China Saturday and Sunday 10/12 & 10/13 We are finally airborne. Our United flight from SFO TO PEK is a LONG 12 hour ride. We left at 11:50 am and will arrive "tomorrow" at 3:15pm. While waiting to board the plane, a screaming child reminded me that I forgot to pack one very important travel item: Earplugs. Ugh!! :/ Fortunately the newsstand carried three packs so I bought two. One for me and one ...
... on would have easily meant waiting for over an hour just to ride back! Not a deal nor did we have the time. For the crowd-averse Tullys, we chose instead to stroll a short way and then ride another streetcar back to our area. While waiting for the streetcar to come, the kids each put a penny on the track to be squished by the streetcar! It came, squished the pennies, we grabbed them and ran to jump on! We were in the financial district, which was filled with huge buildings and ...
... is key. Focus on the breath- it is the most fascinating thing in your life. "Certainly would be the most fascinating occasion if you stopped breathing! That would get your attention!"- she joked. Venerable Jampa answered our questions, and we meditated for 25 minutes which is a good amount of time for a beginner. Gompa room, it was called, was beautifully decorated with shrines, it was warm and overall very relaxing. Meditation was a success! ...
Other places to stay in San Jose
1740 North First Street, San Jose | 3 star hotelfrom $101
282 Almaden Boulevard, San Jose | 3 star hotelfrom $133
- Nice room, terrible service
- Avoid at All Costs
- Very Pleasant Stay!
2050 Gateway Place, San Jose | 4 star hotelfrom $124
- Very nice hotel - clean, new, nicely decorated
- Great Staff
- Quality Experience
300 Almaden Boulevard, San Jose | 3 star hotelfrom $135
- Hilton San Jose Guaranteed late arrival is no guarantee
- Great staff, good hotel
- Very nice business hotel
1350 North First Street, San Jose | 3 star hotelfrom $96
- Make sure construction is over!
- Decent hotel for the price
- Decent but some problems
170 South Market Street, San Jose | 4 star hotelfrom $150
- Terrible service!
- Lovely time at the Fairmont!
301 South Market Street, San Jose | 3 star hotelfrom $143
- Modern and spacious, great for Convention Center
- Lovely Hotel, Slow Restaurant
- A great stay & a great price
1355 North Fourth Street, San Jose | 3 star hotelfrom $111
- One of the Best Hotels Ever!
- A Converted Motel 6
- Big Mistake
399 Silicon Valley Blvd., San Jose | 3 star hotelfrom $85
1471 North 4th Street, San Jose | 4 star hotelfrom $112
200 Edenvale Avenue, San Jose | 4 star hotelfrom $133
355 Santana Row, San Jose | 5 star hotelfrom $224
- Check your bill!
- Great Stay!
- V BAR (wow what a place)
302 South Market Street, San Jose | 4 star hotelfrom $124
- A Bloody Rip Off
- A journey back through time...
- Charming all in all but...
1755 North First Street, San Jose | 2 star hotelfrom $107
- See through curtains, stinky room, stinky service
- Great for the weekend
- Avoid at All Cost...
2585 Seaboard Ave., San Jose | 2 star hotelfrom $112
700 South Saratoga Avenue, San Jose | Hotelfrom $55
10 West Trimble Road, San Jose | Hotelfrom $167
6111 San Ignacio Avenue, San Jose | 3 star hotelfrom $125
1560 N. First Street, San Jose | 2 star hotelfrom $91
1727 Technology Drive, San Jose | 3 star hotelfrom $127
1602 Crane Court, San Jose | 3 star hotelfrom $172
817 The Alameda, San Jose | 3 star hotelfrom $117
- Great place for a stay
- Perfect location for Arena Venues
- Mediocre at best
55 E Brokaw Road, San Jose | 2 star hotelfrom $101
101 E San Fernando Street, San Jose | Hotelfrom $149
211 S. First Street, San Jose | 4 star hotelfrom $124
- One Star Hotel with Five Star Prices
- Loved it, you should stay here.
- Still needs improvements
440 Saratoga Avenue, San Jose | 3 star hotelfrom $123