La Quinta Inn Oakland Airport Coliseum
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Søndag forlod vi San Francisco til fordel for Oakland, der dog kun ligger en bro og nogle få kilometer highway væk. Det gode vejr fulgte med os videre, og vi fik således endnu en dag med solskin. Før vi forlod byen hentede vi vores lejede bil. Vi blev fristet til at opgradere i forhold til den bil, vi havde bestilt …
... a free beer from a neighboring table! It was an awesome trip and really fun to do some hiking and outdoors stuff right outside the city.
We took the ferry back to San Fran and walked through an area called the Fisherman's Warf. As you might guess, there were lots of seafood places and little shops around. I picked up my first pair of polarized sunglasses here with the help of Julie. We made our way up to Ghirardelli Square for some fancy pants chocolate. ...
... if you go and make a cuppa by the time you get back the others will have read the following info. The Grand Canyon, which is considered one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, is 277 miles long, up to 18 miles wide and goes to a depth of over a mile. Frankly I know nothing about geology so any information I come up with is gleaned from the visitor centre. The canyon reveals a sequence of rock layers going back 2 billion years in the canyon bottom when land ...
... Our hotel is a short distance from the airport but, because it is dark, we have no idea where we really are. The shuttle picked us up and dropped us off. We've tested the bed and it is the first bed in over a month that is softer than the floor. Yea!
... and fig preserve sandwich that I will HAVE to make when I return home! It smelled amazing, and we had fun seeing their shaped breads (like the alligator and teddy bears - reminds me of something my mom helped us make for 4-H fair), and Amber was so darn cute, she was even called into the bakery to get her own little shaped turtle bread (as we were watching them work in the window).
Ghirardelli Square was CRAZY, so we'll have ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking