Quality Inn & Suites - Fairfield / Napa Valley
Travel Blogs from Fairfield
... I left him the same man that he had been before our meeting, but with a little more light in his eyes, sparked by the hope that maybe everything is going to be alright.
Most conversations are one-sided, with my part being that of the mute, only participating with a nod, or a "sure" to let them know I'm still listening with intent. They aren't looking for advice, knowing that it would be considered, but not followed, they are looking for someone to confess ...
... At our lunch stop,we were able to walk into an opening within the island, an opening that was open to the sky. Inside there was a small river, and a grove of what I learned were mangrove trees. Beautiful! We also saw several types of trees with a vast system of arial roots. And tress that put out lateral supports - similar to what I say in the Amazon. We saw several types of birds. Most abundant was the small, charcoal colored Egret with bright yellow legs and grey ...
... at 1:20 I got onboard the Alcatraz Express boat and headed off to The Rock. I posted a lot on FB yesterday about Alcatraz and rather than go into a lot of detail again, I can honestly say that this was a very moving experience and will definitely be up there with one of my gazillion highlights. I also bought myself one of those prisoner-issued denim shirts (been looking for a Levi one for ages) which has a small penitentiary label at the bottom. I love it! ...
... I had lunch and finished getting ready. There's a lot of activity here today with a bunch of kids over. While waiting for Jennifer to get home, I decided to do a quick update on the blog. :) Time to go play with the kids for a bit before we head out to Fairfield and check out the Jelly Belly Factory.
It took about 45 minutes to get there but when we arrived, there was a huge line up for the tour so I got in line ...
... small enough to be great on days out. Hooray! I was stoked!
And then, as I was leaving Uni, a croissant and red apple had been left in the 'too old' box outside the coffee shop in our building. I guess they would rather people take them than they go off over the weekend.....well, thank you kindly.
In the evening I headed north to the Gourmet Ghetto of Berkeley - a strip of cafes, bars and eateries that has a hugely diverse range of available foods. ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility