Staybridge Suites Rocklin - Roseville Area
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... tour the island (lots of history & a civil war fort) and of course - The Grand Hotel. I watched the movie "Somewhere In Time" yesterday so the Grand Hotel would be fresh in memory - I simply MUST walk the grand porch, sit on the bench where Richard sat AND find the tree where he & Elise first met. Sigh. Best end this now & attempt to go to sleep before I have to wake up! Love, ...
... a film explaining the discovery of gold the formation of
the town. We wandered around the town which had several period buildings, a functioning blacksmith shop and a recreation of the saw mill near which gold was discovered. After a picnic lunch we headed north on CA Rt. 49 to “Nevada City” an old gold mining town where we strolled Main Street of the historic district and did a little shopping.
... drive out on 50 through Sacramento morning after rush hour and head north on I 5. It should be a decent drive and I will do some of it when we get to the interstate.
We should be home next weekend. The dogs have been stresses this trip and really want to go inside where ever we have been so I am sure they will be thrilled to go home.
... afterwards we stopped at one high vantage point to take photos and were lucky enough to spot a Californian grey whale in the water, which was breaching in the surf not far from the shore. Whilst we were following the whale, a flock of brown pelicans flew over our heads, very close to us and we were surprised to see that they keep a v formation, very like ducks and geese do back at home.
We continued to drive on through ever changing ...
... a night city. Everyone is wide awake and having a good time. It stays light here until much later in the night, than in California, making it easy to stay up. It was quite beautiful to see the lights and just spend time hanging out after our long trip.
The next few days we spent at the house. I was busy reading and playing with Fazz, Ariane's dog while Guillaume was hard at work trying to finish his thesis. The house is an interesting place, it could be really beautiful ...
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