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... rising incredibly high above you. We learned about the trees, their strength and their age and some are hundreds of years old. We walked a ten kilometer trail which took us through the lower part of the forest first and then (after a major climb) lead to a beautiful view over all the trees. The next stop on this mini roadtrip was Napa Valley, famous for its grape fields and wine. We sipped a little wine but unfortunately not all of us were allowed to go into the professional ...
We had booked the 1pm ferry to Alcatraz so headed towards Fisherman's Wharf with plenty of time so we wouldn't miss it. We found a car park nearby & the cashier told us the daily charge was $17 if we left prior to 7pm as there was a ball game on. As we walked out the car park we noticed AT&T Park directly across the road & wondered if tickets were still available. 10 minutes later we had brought two tickets that were reasonably priced & in ...
... to get catch a connecting bus to Sausalito, oh no, we sat there in the open air like three frozen stunned mullets!! It wasn't until we drove away in a Southernly direction, that we realised something was astray!! Please keep in mind, the commentary said 'next stop Sausalito' ..... BS!!! After 2.5 hours of having the wind blow through our hair, bones and hypothermia setting in, we ...
... the big hill, which was so much better going the other way, till we got to the start of the bridge. I didn't know what time the bike shop closed and it was getting quite cool and I just wanted to get to the other side. There wasn't quite as many people at this time of day, which was a good thing. Off I went with Russ close behind ringing his bell to get people out of our way (remember my bike didn't have ...
... neither had the two Swiss ladies or a young couple from California that we meet in Kauai, so we have introduced a new word to our American friends which have all found quite amusing.
Now that I have finished my second piece of Pumpkin Pie, did I tell you that Pumpkin Pie is very nice, I have finished the blog and some emails, Russ is reading, I think that is about it for us tonight.
Love from Sue and ...
Other places to stay in Alameda
1700 Harbor Bay Parkway, Alameda | 2 star hotelfrom $120
1151 Pacific Marina, Alameda | 2 star hotelfrom $91
1628 Webster St., Alameda | 2 star hotelfrom $152
1925 Webster Street, Alameda | 1 star hotelfrom $91
400 Park Street, Alameda | 2 star hotelfrom $77
2428 Central Ave., Alameda | Hotelfrom $44
1350 Marina Village Parkway, Alameda | 2 star hotelfrom $131
1260 S. Loop Rd, Alameda | 2 star hotelfrom $113