BEST WESTERN PREMIER Ivy Hotel Napa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... the gold rush of California. In the middle of no where, this place was once a large city until depletion of resources and fire rendered it done just before WW2. Due to California's crippling tolls on freight a lot of the buildings were still furnished which added to the ambience as we walked around the deserted homes and businesses of this former metropolis and there was something saddening about the emptiness of a once vibrant, charismatic area. Next stop San ...
To celebrate our last day in Napa, Jonathan and I first went to brunch a highly-ranked brunch place, Grace's table, where we had the most delicious cornbread and chilaquiles. However, the plates were quite small so we decided to go to a discount cheese table pairing at this very fancy winery. When we arrived at the gates, the sign said that we needed to make reservations in advance, but, of course, we hadn't. We shrugged and drove up the excessively long drive anyway just as ...
... the 'procedure'. Every meat eater should do this once in their lives. The goose I chopped is going to be our Christmas day dinner so that seems a good reward!
Other news includes the death of a turkey, found beheaded under a pile of grass in the sheep field the morning of the duck slaughter. We believe it was committed by a coyote or possibly a raccoon, and the male was not happy to find his dead girlfriend ...
... awhile everything was starting to taste the same! Shameful!
Anyway, per usual, you will see some wonderful photos of food that we had at lunch at Auberge Bistro with a wonderful view of the hillsides, and dinner at the Farmstead in St. Helena where they serve primarily local fare: their own beef, vegetables, fruits, and herbs. Also, Dick does take better photos than the one at the Farmstead! Really!!! Our wine guide, ...
... world, and the fact that we are pushing into the unknown for an entire year made for a fair amount of reflection. I became very much aware of all the ties that bind me to the different people in my life, a strange sort of relationship inventory.
After several movies (it really was the best flight ever) and some catnapping, we touched down in Taiwan at 10PM local time, after 12 hours in the air. We deplaned, picked up our boarding passes for the ...