The Rose Hotel
Travel Blogs from Pleasanton
San Francisco to Pleasanton felt like a 70km speedway trip with 6 lanes each way! A built environment favouring the car.
Dropped in to catch up with Gordon & Linley Payne. Gordon enjoying his time with Cisco, kid's doing well, house going through a technology upgrade. Enjoyable dinner but all too short a visit.
... 10 minutes. The lady who pushes Katie in the chair keeps up a fast pace. Anne, Grant and I struggle to keep up - 3 people wheeling 4 bags.
She leads us to a quiet corner of the airport where special cases are processed for security. There is no line. Katie is wheeled away so they can check her boot and the four screws in her ankle. When our group meets up in the elevator Anne tries to make conversation but the wheelchair lady ...
... across an adorable lost dog who we then had to take to a shelter using my scarf as a lead, we went out for dinner with Paul to a place that serves sushi to a Techno beat and then Paul and I headed to the Castro for a night out.Turns out free pour drinks at a dollar a go are a recipe for a disaster and I somehow found myself eating tacos at 3am with a random bunch of Mexicans and my phone battery dead. It all worked out in the end and I stumbled in and sprawled on the ...
... After returning our bikes we headed back to Thommo and PMs hotel on the bus to meet up with Chips. We got a 12 pack of beer and had a few drinks in their room until dinner time. For dinner we went to a dinner up the road, the food was cheap and the portions were huge, I had a roast chicken with veggies and it was awesome. After dinner we had a few more beers at the guys hotel then we got a taxi back to our hostel to go to bed as we were leaving early for the drive to Santa ...
... way along to take some pictures and you can barely stand up its so windy. On we go and at the end of the bridge there is a speedo which means you have to go as fast as possible. I get the speed up to 14 mph before it jumps to 24 mph. I was quite smug at that point until someone flies past me and I realise it was their speed and not mine. At the end of the bridge we stop for a break and some more pictures. Luckily for us there was a massive downhill section which ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility