Red Cottage Inn
Travel Blogs from Menlo Park
... Francisco in 1915. It is old and quaint, with narrow hallways, small bathrooms, and a spiral staircase that requires great focus and balance.
To the cable cars we went - waited in line for a bit, then hopped on and it carried us up and down the hills. This made me think of the Princess Diaries books and movie that MD and I enjoyed when she was younger. The one scene I like is where the Princess runs her 1966 Ford Mustang into a cable car, and the cable ...
... and the handmade crafts. And you need to go to Kerala and stay in a houseboat and tour the tea plantations …." And he laid out our whole trip for us. And of course we are going to his wedding! Early in the planning process I was trying to squeeze everything into two weeks, until I thought "Imagine trying to see the U.S. in just two weeks!" Not that three weeks is all that different, but at least it feels like we're making a ...
... stores - very expensive and very smelly. Did the groceries at Trader Joes, and trudged home. Swilling on a cheap ($4.49) but cheerful Californian Sauvignon Blanc, with a Chicken Enchilda and a portion of roast pork in the oven for dinner.
Paddy rang from Vancouver, happy and warm, but about to venture out into the freezing evening. I'm sure they'll find a warm bar somewhere.
Terry is working out the bus ...
I have said it before and I will say it again. I wish everyone would step out of their comfort zone and try traveling. I know it is scary for many people. I know many people who think Craig and I were crazy to set foot in Africa. I firmly believe there are a few bad apples that get the press about the horrible things they do.
A great ...
... is free if it takes longer than 3 minutes to make'. However Alex thought it was the best sandwich he has ever had. We looked around all the shops and got some goodies from a shop called 'Sugar' on the front. We then walked up the steepest hill ever (!) and got a beautiful view of the new Bay bridge and then realised we were stood at the top of Lombard Street (the crookedest street in the world). We had no idea while we were there for ages.
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility