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Travel Blogs from Eugene
- In the morning, Bailey and I woke up and took a tour at the University of Oregon, luckily we knew a player on the football team, he gave us a tour of the facilities. It was amazing, everything was so nice, they had a state of the art weight room with an underwater treadmill. ...
... different Pinot Noirs from different parts of the winery. Each offered subtle differences in flavour but all were very good and compared to yesterday, good value for the prices asked. Our host was also very informative and friendly. A lovely start to the day.
Peter was the designated driver and stuck to water but he did enjoy the aromas of the wine as we went along. Our second stop was at a big commercial winery called Sokol Blosser, which was crowded. This had a ...
... and vegetation.Once settled in and changed we were taken to a local winery, Sweet Cheeks for a tasting. The weather was sunny and warm and great to be back in shorts and blouse and sandals!
The winery is on the top of a hill just 20 minutes drive from the city. It has a lovely outdoor area for eating and functions and a great tasting room. There we were served by Mallory, a lively dark haired girl who was extremely welcoming. We tasted their Pinot Gris which was ...
... Tere and then hit the road again.
Driving on Highway 80 from Vallejo, minutes passed and soon we saw the Golden
Gate Bridge spread before us along the Golden Strait, the mile wide,
three mile long channel between San Francisco Bay and the Pacific
Ocean. It's hard to missed. The bridge is a two mile long suspension bridge colored a perfect red. Before the bridge was built, the only practical short ...
... residential, then headed back north over the Willamette River in search of one of the many greenbelt parks that line its shores. The park we went to is named Ruth Bascom Park. It is large with a lawn, bike path next to the river, and many islands of beautiful flowers. It is connected to the city by a wide pedestrian bridge. The park is well used by many school aged kids accompanied by their escorts. It seems like most adults are mounted ...
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