Oakwood at Stoneridge Apartments
Travel Blogs from Pleasanton
... warm, these must be difficult when it is snowing or frosted). It was warm, approaching 30 degrees at times. The countryside was beautiful and changing as we went from plains to hills, the mountain passes and then onto California.
We did have a stop at a petrol station that had been shut for years. The office couldn’t be seen from the pumps so we were all ready to go until ...
... couch when he saw my request and had a beautiful apartment just a few blocks from the Bay Bridge. We dumped my backpack and he took me on an impromptu walking tour of the city.
I woke up the next morning to find all the ingredients left out to make purple berry pancakes and mango ice-cream in the freezer - I really don't know how I get quite so lucky but I decided not to question it and took the time to check out the hot tub on the roof and fabulous views! Next ...
... t many issues, occasionally people taking photos got in the way, it's pretty hard to steer a tandem but by this point Bobbie and I had become professionals at riding tandem. Once we got off the bridge on the other side we stopped for a bit for some photos and a rest then headed down the side of a big road into a small town called Saucaltio where the returning ferry leaves to take us back, none of us felt up to riding all the way back. We stopped in the small town of Saucalito, ...
... back in cash and vowed never to step foot on Alacatraz ever. It won't last. We walk along the seafront and have a look at the other piers and stop
for lunch. We went into an organic restaurant and I had a home made
lemonade which made me feel a little better. Next we go to look at a fountain at the bottom of the financial district and it had no water in it! San Fran was turning into a massive disappointment.
There was 2 main things I wanted to ...
... and all going well the roads and park will be open. It is still burning and is only 7% under control but strong winds are still fuelling the fire, so we will have to wait for updated report tomorrow.
Had lunch at The Cannery with Lance and Trish from Newcastle (fish n chips), then walked from Fishermans Wharf back to hotel (all up steep hills)
Dinner -back down the hill to Chinatown and ate at the Imperial palace.
Great exercise - back up the very steep ...
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