Oakwood at Archstone Hacienda
Travel Blogs from Pleasanton
... and it books out months ahead. Oh well, disappointing but the bay trip had the same narrative. The boat goes right around the rock and it was so interesting to see it from the sea and all angles.
The boat did most of the bay and we witnessed "Oracle" doing her thing in training for the America's cup.
On the boat we met up with a lovely young girl who was on there with her family who ...
…And if you're going to San Francisco, be sure to wear organic/recycled/composted flowers in your hair
I lived in the SF Bay Area for four years, right before moving back to NYC to begin my career teaching High School Science. Living in the Bay Area, I grew quite accustomed to its "ways". Food composting buckets came standard with two other waste containers (landfill and recycling). Above every public ...
An early rise to catch the 8 and a bit hour Greyhound to San Francisco. Last time this trip took me three days! Whilst I was aiming to be there an hour in advance (they recommend it, plus I've been told you need to be there early to queue to bag a decent seat), I once again underestimated LA bus times and turned up just half an hour early instead. It didn't really matter, the bus was 45minutes late departing anyway. Funny one since this is ...
... Wildlife Refuge and ended up in Sausalito for dinner. Thanks to Yelp (again), we discovered a nice little Thai restaurant off the beaten path. Once again, Yelp did not disappoint. After dinner we headed back to San Francisco over the world-famous Golden Gate Bridge. You can't get more San Francisco than that…!
The day after the wine train ...
... covered in fog. We managed to get full view at the first view point we went to and within the space of 2 minutes getting to a closer view point part of the bridge had fogged over! It was quite a view!
We eventually found our hostel and parked the car. We're just outside the city centre so not too far for us to travel in by the ports. The hostel is really nice, our room has 10 beds which I was nervous about but it's ...
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5535 Johnson Drive, Pleasanton | 3 star hotelfrom $92
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2025 Santa Rita Road, Pleasanton | 2 star hotelfrom $82