Homewood Suites by Hilton Sacramento Airport - Natomas
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... and not just on Mardi Gras. No surprise there. There is a walkway that connects old town to new town and New Town is a bit more modern. It has a lot of outdoor shopping centers. We didn't always feel safe once we left the shopping centers. It was a bit dodgy. The capital of California is Sacramento, so they have a mini white house looking building here and a park surrounding it. The park was not the best, but it had a lot of rose bush and orange trees. ...
... interesting. We also explored the different visitor centers, the largest of which is the Moose VC.
We attempted a sunrise up at Signal Mountain – the actual top of the mountain is a major disappointment – again I think because of all the smoke and haze that was in the air. But where we did get a sunrise was over at the Jackson Point which is just a little lower but points in a totally different direction and this ...
After our walk we met Mari Randolph for a movie at the Bijou (Anna Karenina). Next morning I finally pulled into Corpus Christi for a few months on the beach. This photo is taken from the Harbor Bridge, which has been under construction for what seems like years. Finally the pedestrian walkway has reopened so I can walk over the bridge to downtown.
... date was May 10, 1869. Why was the golden spike lost? And why do the portrait and the photograph present such a different atmosphere of the occasion? The visitor is invited to study, and ponder.
The photograph, by A J Russell (1830-1902), has a look of exuberance; people crowding one against the other in a crush; climbing on the locomotives which are almost nose-to-nose; jubilation in the air with champagne toasts. Officially ...
... but the "Mall" grounds are spectacular. Every tree in California was planted here in the mid-1800's. Today, they are massive. Numerous statues and flower gardens adorn the entire area - very picturesque.
Old Sacramento looks like it did in 1848 when the Californai gold rush started here - all the OLD
buildings cover at least 3 city blocks. Everything has been beautifully maintained - the timbered sidedwalks and dockside ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHomewood Suites by Hilton Sacramento Airport - Natomas
Oh my God, the bedding in this hotel seriously made this the most amazing sleep experiences of my life. I wanted to marry it. Worth every penny you pay.
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