Hotel La Rose
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On a whim, I decided to go back up to Santa Rosa and see Kerri, who was there visiting some friends from college. We had a great time after not seeing each other for, what, a week? At that rate, I'm not sure how the rest of this trip will go. :) We went to a few wineries, took some hikes, went to the Russian River Brewery, but mostly just took it …
... Museum which was close to the plaza. There was an exhibition on there called "Camellia has fallen: Contemporary Korean artists reflect on the Jeju uprising". It was an interesting presentation using all sorts of media - painting, fabric, sculpture, video installations really sobering thoughts on an incident of which I knew nothing - a massacre of anywhere from 25-65,000 people in 1948. Upstairs was a very different exhibition called "precious cargo" - an ...
... form, which accompanies my Student Visa. MISTAKE.
I got passed onto secondary immigration checks, which was basically a room full of people you would not want to come across in a dark alleyway.. or on your airplane for that matter!
I waited for a while after giving my passport across, feeling more anxious as time went on, as I knew the people meeting me would be wondering where I am.
I eventually got called into an 'interview room', with a ...
... up some gigantic hills, some that were so big I was scared I would roll back down! But I made it up in one piece so that was good. I didn’t want to drive up hills but it was the only way I could get up to the top of Lombard Street which is the Crookedest street in the world. It was a dream of my also to drive down this and not just walk down it so to do that even at 1 mile per hour was awesome!
My last stop was the Sister Act church. I ...
Our private appointments with Dr. McDougall were next. We reviewed our blood work results, had a brief checkup and discussed what we might expect during the coming week and where we're going once we leave here.
Soon it was lunch time and again the buffet was filled with great tasting choices, including a wonderful healthy veggie pizza. I liked the tomato couscous salad and the asian rice salad as well as the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet