Travel Blogs from San Jose
... the draw he'd been sick in with my mint shower gel I didn't think there'd be any smell sadly I was very wrong.
Surfing was the main reason we came to Santa Cruz and today was the day to become pro at it. Walking down to the meeting point at the beach to see the sea completely flat meant we had to get to another beach which actually had some waves. As we walked down the steps to the beach we could see dolphins riding the waves ...
Been awhile since I last blogged (guess that's a verb?!). Lots to tell.
Yes, Sunday, 9/15, we walked the 5k as part of the PG Triathlon and Wounded Warrior project. (Thanks for all your well wishes on that!) We got to Lover’s Point, the starting point and gathering place around 6:45am. The start was at 7:30am. Beautiful sunsets from all perspectives, near the finish line for the triathletes and near the starting/finish line ...
A day of biking.
The photo is cloudy and foggy but that blew off heading south.
US 101 - beautiful curvy roads: La Honda Rd, Skyline Blvd, Woodside Rd, etc (all amazing!) - lots of bikes and expensive cars - the coastline on CA-Highway-1 with the waves and surfers and setting sun.
All in great company.
... tonight. So i looked for the nearest RV park on the way south and it was just about an hour away. After Wendy had settled sufficiently for us to drive we drove to Los Banos which was on highway 5 and at least heading in the right direction to LA but still 5 hours away. We pulled in to a Motel 6 where Wendy would have been able to have a hot bath and try to fully recover. Despite changing plans to stay at a motel instead of the RV park the place didn't have bath plugs ...
... city. We also visited on Obon day festival in the Japan town of San Jose where we shown how to tie my new obe into a bow and watched a taiko drum performance. Santana Row was another place we often visited for a stroll on the pretty pedestrian shopping street with favourite haunts including the bubble tea and Pinkberry frozen yogurt shops.
We also visited Palo Alto, home to Silicone Valley's nouveau riche ...
Other places to stay in San Jose
1740 North First Street, San Jose | 3 star hotelfrom $101
282 Almaden Boulevard, San Jose | 3 star hotelfrom $133
- Nice room, terrible service
- Avoid at All Costs
- Very Pleasant Stay!
2050 Gateway Place, San Jose | 4 star hotelfrom $124
- Very nice hotel - clean, new, nicely decorated
- Great Staff
- Quality Experience
300 Almaden Boulevard, San Jose | 3 star hotelfrom $135
- Hilton San Jose Guaranteed late arrival is no guarantee
- Great staff, good hotel
- Very nice business hotel
1350 North First Street, San Jose | 3 star hotelfrom $96
- Make sure construction is over!
- Decent hotel for the price
- Decent but some problems
170 South Market Street, San Jose | 4 star hotelfrom $150
- Terrible service!
- Lovely time at the Fairmont!
301 South Market Street, San Jose | 3 star hotelfrom $143
- Modern and spacious, great for Convention Center
- Lovely Hotel, Slow Restaurant
- A great stay & a great price
1355 North Fourth Street, San Jose | 3 star hotelfrom $111
- One of the Best Hotels Ever!
- A Converted Motel 6
- Big Mistake
399 Silicon Valley Blvd., San Jose | 3 star hotelfrom $85
1471 North 4th Street, San Jose | 4 star hotelfrom $112
200 Edenvale Avenue, San Jose | 4 star hotelfrom $133
355 Santana Row, San Jose | 5 star hotelfrom $224
- Check your bill!
- Great Stay!
- V BAR (wow what a place)
302 South Market Street, San Jose | 4 star hotelfrom $124
- A Bloody Rip Off
- A journey back through time...
- Charming all in all but...
1755 North First Street, San Jose | 2 star hotelfrom $107
- See through curtains, stinky room, stinky service
- Great for the weekend
- Avoid at All Cost...
2585 Seaboard Ave., San Jose | 2 star hotelfrom $112
700 South Saratoga Avenue, San Jose | Hotelfrom $55
10 West Trimble Road, San Jose | Hotelfrom $167
6111 San Ignacio Avenue, San Jose | 3 star hotelfrom $125
1560 N. First Street, San Jose | 2 star hotelfrom $91
1727 Technology Drive, San Jose | 3 star hotelfrom $127
1602 Crane Court, San Jose | 3 star hotelfrom $172
817 The Alameda, San Jose | 3 star hotelfrom $117
- Great place for a stay
- Perfect location for Arena Venues
- Mediocre at best
55 E Brokaw Road, San Jose | 2 star hotelfrom $101
101 E San Fernando Street, San Jose | Hotelfrom $149
211 S. First Street, San Jose | 4 star hotelfrom $124
- One Star Hotel with Five Star Prices
- Loved it, you should stay here.
- Still needs improvements
440 Saratoga Avenue, San Jose | 3 star hotelfrom $123