The Purple Orchid Wine Country & Spa
Travel Blogs from Livermore
Wait, wait, we have to rewind here a bit. The last few days have been a flurry of activity. Thursday morning: We drove into Berkeley to meet Carly Schaeffer, Bobby's niece who is taking some very concrete classes at Cal which include real concrete. Carly is an engineering major and will eventually figure out an ingenious way to respond to natural disasters like earthquakes in Haiti. We had fun seeing what landlords get away with in Berkeley today and ...
Miles Today 194 Total 10.763
Again, on the road early as I had a long way to go. Had only travelled a few miles when I passed a couple of smaller off road bikes similar to Frank and his son's who I met when just leaving Washington State. I didn't thing it was them as it appeared to be 2 Yamahas and one had Converse boots on. Couple of miles later after I had fuelled up they flagged me down and it WAS them. Good ...
... up in my chair the whole time, eyes clued to the show. What a difference a month makes. To have seen these same people competing in the biggest competition of their lives with their game faces on, to letting loose on the arena floor was quite the change. But a fun change.
From trials to tour, and of course the Olympics and European adventure between, this really ...
... the hanger our pilot (Paul) introduced us to his wife (Amy) and told us she would be joining us on the flight. While Paul was getting the plane ready I told Amy that we had an older son named Paul - Amy replied "My older husband's name is Paul" heehee. We got into this amazing plane - it's called a Bush Hawk XP - four seats - high winged aircraft with large panoramic windows - let me put it this way - the door on ...
... And we will be meeting again when I get to her hometown in Melbourne, Australia! Lisa met her too, and we had a hilarious encounter with some naked men in the Castro district! The Castro is the gay district of San Francisco, and Leanne had heard that naken men walked around this neighbourhood. Lisa had heard no such thing, and then about 10 mins later after getting a coffee and sitting down outside in the sun, there they were! 2 naked men just sat at a table chatting, like ...
How has this lodge rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking