Southbridge Napa Valley
Travel Blogs from St. Helena
Morning in Crescent City is cold and cloudy, but last night's fog is gone and we take a brief, cold (50 degree) walk along the beach in front of our hotel before heading out of this strange town. Our goal is Napa, half a state away via Highway 101.
We almost immediately enter the Redwood National Park and its otherworldly vibe. Tendrils …
We woke up for our big day in Napa refreshed by our fantastic nights' sleep in our lovely Luxury Small Hotel of the World (Joe is an ace on Priceline, he and William Shatner go way back).ready to conquer Napa’s offerings. After a lovely breakfast at our hotel with the daughters of the revolution where Joe had a major spilling incident …
... joint. The prices were fair and the food fabulous. The house crafted beer I had was tops and the BBQ sampler plate Bonna had was enough for two meals and all four of the meats were great. I always thought a "magnum' of wine was large, but it was small compared to the 27L bottle on display AND the several sizes BETWEEN magnum and 27L.
Back at the RV I noted my computer was doing 'funny things'. At first I thought it was just a slow ...
... first half of the game then wandered back to our room for the evening.
Tomorrow we head to Monterey for a couple of nights. I guess the crowds here are a good way to get geared up for the more populous south. We really are country people at heart. Love the hype here in Napa but long for those lonely stretches of crashing waves and craggy cliffs.
On to the next adventure.
... Scandanavian map surveyer in Alaska and his family survived Prohibition by supplying the wine to the local priests and to the family. (See, despite the guide’s quirkiness, I do remember a lot of what he said.) Again, also, the sheer beauty of the locale cannot be overstated. It was gorgeous (say it with a Brooklyn accent. Like this, “GawJus.” It’s fun.) They said they produce less fruit per acre, which, I think means, less ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking