Inn at Occidental
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We visited San Francisco and Wine Country in March 2008 to celebrate our third wedding anniversary. This was my second time to San Francisco and T's first. We didn't do many of the obligatory stops like Alcatraz and Fisherman's Wharf---I had already done all of that and let's be honest, T could of cared less! It was very clear that T was here for …
... winery sits on were beautiful. Lots of flowers and water features.
The return bus ride was a lot nosier as the punters were all now half ******. Jake put on some tunes and half the bus started singing.
I got dropped off first just before 5.00pm and decided I had better do some laundry. I dodged the bums for the half a block walk to the laundromat and managed to get it all sorted in just over an hour. While doing my laundry I made up my mind to ...
... We went exploring and found that the boat house was turned into an extra part of the restaurant, it even had a little bar, a couple tables and a really old piano. Too bad the restaurant didn't open for another hour, it would have been really cool to go inside.
After exploring, we took off again and planned to meet Lisa in another 10 miles. The ride, again, was awesome and we found Lisa at the entrance to ...
... and didn’t really care that there were only 3 floats. Lovely…
I discovered the Monte Rio Community Center today and there was a little photography and local history exhibit. The word that springs to mind is charming. The greeter was the head of the local community group and a very nice fellow, who is clearly proud of his little town and the history here. Which is, by the way, fascinating! I’ll cover more of that sometime.
... slowing, slowing, teeter, teeter, slo-mo topple over, contact with asphalt, "Me? I'm doing good. Oh, I'm bleeding, gotta go." We did eventually make it out of our neighborhood for a ride around the Headlands without further incident.
The only thing left for us to attempt was a fully-loaded overnight ride. Unfortunately, we were still awaiting an order of Ortlieb panniers to arrive and unbelieveably still had a few items of gear to buy. So ...
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed