Howard Johnson Inn & Suites Vallejo
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Travel Blogs from Vallejo
... in Oyster Point and had a pleasant checkin as no queue. We had time fir a refreshing splash in the indoor(but chilly) pool before Myra arrived at 4.30. While we were having a glass of Kim Crawford Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc in the lobby Rachel & Luke arrived.. After they freshened themselves up Myra took us to a Japanese Restaurant, Benihana, where we had a delicious dinner.
Myra dropped us back to the hotel as by then we were ready ...
... and led up the hill to the prison by one of the guides. John would stop off at various points on the way and tell us about that particular area, he was a historian as well as a guide and his enthusiasm for the place was infectious. Alcatraz Island was very interesting, we opted to take the audio tour which was narrated by former inmates and correctional officers (warders). This brought the whole thing to life, hearing the different sides of life that were experienced ...
Fairly quick check in, boarding pass then devoid of luggage.
Dinner before flight (Japanese) then gate hanging; made use of charging outlets.
Yes, we got a European voltage converter - and! - T's Brilliant Idea was to bring a short power bar/cord that we could use to plug everything into (1 computer, 2 iPhones, 2 iPads, 2 iPods, 2 Jawbone's UPs and whatever else ...
... the sea lions at Pier 39, (the second time for Pascale and Daddy but a first for Mummy and I) which were funny and cute but veeeerrrrrryyyy stinky.
After this we were condemned to two hours of education at the Explanatoriom, (actually called the Exploratorium but renamed by Daddy) which was very cool as long as you pretended it wasn't educational at all. It was basically a couple of large floors of freaky gadgets to play and experiment with, (you ...
... of yards.
First the temperature starts to drop then as I crest a climb there is fog rolling through the trees. It is quite amazing.
On the other side of this small climb I am descending into the beautiful Napa Valley. Now a physical transformation. Gorgeous vineyards and properties. As the fog clears and the sun comes out I can see the attraction as the climate is cool and clear.
I have always managed to have appalling choice of ...