Mount View Hotel & Spa
Travel Blogs from Calistoga
... there are giant Redwoods and Oak trees that were petrified. These trees were up to 3 million years old. The forest looked very similar to the one near Elisa's parents place in Sant Quirze. This was today's geology lesson for Elena and Ariana.
Tomorrow we will have a tasting of Steve's wine, which we are really looking forward to.
... it's a place very popular and there are many tourists. We took few pics and we restarted for next destination.
Sonoma is a valley for winery like Napa. The landscape is beautiful with a lot of vineyard. We stopped in a restaurant to drink a wine glass and to profit of perfect weather, very different than San Francisco. After, having changed our pants for flimsy dresses, we went ...
... I ain’t no expert on wine and I only really prefer sparkling wines.
St Helena – Check out Rombauer. It’s a small winery. There are no tours, just a tasting room with a lot of different wines. We didn’t do the wine tasting here because I’m such a lightweight and was getting a headache. It costs 15 bucks per person for classic tasting. We explored their gardens, which were beautifully landscaped by a Native American guy – his name ...
... room to relax and get ready for some serious wine tasting tomorrow! This place is absolutely stunning. Tomorrow we are due some showers and it will only be 65F (which apparently means the locals will be grumpy according to the lady at reception). They are obviously spoilt with near perfect weather all year round! It's crazy to think that an hour north of San Francisco and it is 20F warmer...totally different climate.
Until tomorrow xxx
... really enjoyed the motorized ferry transport from the North Bay to San Francisco. When we landed at the Ferry Building, we indulged in "sustainable" burgers that we got on the house since I mentioned it was Matt's birthday. Then on the ride home, we ran into Francis and had a spontaneous Surly roundevous at Crissy Field. Overall, we felt that these first four days of travel by bicycle were quite successful and a huge confidence builder for ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service