Quality Inn Stanford / Palo Alto
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- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- High-speed internet in room
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Fri Jun 25, 2015
Departure: 8:40 AM Bakersfield, CA
Arrival: 3:15 PM Palo Alto, CA
Miles: 253 miles
Travel Time: 7 hrs.
It's been almost seven weeks exactly--just a couple of days shy—and about two weeks longer than we anticipated. Barbara and I are still (or again) sick, and we'll be checking in with our doctor on Monday. Friday afternoon was spent emptying the RV, which we ...
... murals on the walls. Stopped in to Magnolia Pub and Brewery for lunch; another wickedly gorgeous San Franciscan eatery with delicious food. Greig and I shared meals; Turkey club and burger...I love that meals come with pickles. After lunch we took a short stroll off Haight-Ashbury to see some more of the ridiculously gorgeous Victorian houses. They are exquisite and I could spend all day looking at them. We then took a ...
... many many people. They have a neat operation loading foot passengers through one level and bike passengers on ramps through the lower levels; they must make an absolute motzah in each trip. Eventually, we arrive back on the Embacadero and are dismayed to learn that there are no bike ramps on this side and you have to push your bike up the stairs to get it out (I kid you not). This seems quite ridiculous to me! We arrive, tired, sunburned and in dire need ...
... all it's beauty. We also got great views of downtown. After the tour we went over the road from our stop to pick up our car. This was an interesting experience and not like last time we got the car in Vancouver. The guy was desperate to upgrade us for an extra charge of course. He made a good point about our luggage not fitting in the boot and possibly attracting a break in but we stood our ground until he offered us the lowest price of an extra 5$ per day for a ...
... A lot of restaurants tend to not accept card either. Make sure to have cash on you.
d. Riding Taxis
Make sure you get in a regular taxi, not the black cars or private owned cars. Generally, the taxi drivers know where they are going if you show them the Chinese address or tell them in Chinese. One warning: be careful of paying with a hundred RMB if the cab ride is less than fifty RMB. Some cab drivers give out fake fifty RMB bills.
e. Get a Subway ...