Travel Blogs from Gilroy
... stop and take a few pictures. Romero Overlook off rte 152 nestled in the grassy hills of the San Joaquin Valley. President Kennedy inaugurated this pristine water project. It is located in Pacheco pass. We end up at Indian of Fresno, CA before noon. The Herwadlt family has a large operation that sells and services Indian, Triumph, Ducati, and BMW motorcycles. We are greeted with water by one of the owners, Matt. The service manger, Steve, gets our info and sets ...
... 5 such firefighting units in California, and this base is one of the ones farthest south. He said the pilot was a Vietnam vet who flew the military version of this firefighting unit in the war. Just replaced the guns with the firefighting stuff--. I said, so this guy must be about as ancient as I am in years correct", and he said, "well he IS 67"-so I interpreted that as him thinking I must be YEARS younger than the old **** who piloted ...
... s non-Japanese business associates carried on the business until Sakarta returned from the internment camp. The resort continued to operate until the late 60's at which time it was sold.
In 2003 these hot springs were purchased by the California State Parks and Rec , becoming part of the State Parks System.
After descending down the Hot Springs we rode through some lovely farmland, including a quick rest stop at Harvey Bear ...
... beauty of the stark contrast between the ocean waves (the first real waves we've seen on any part of the bloody California coast) crashing against the rocks, vast greenery and huge black trees towering above us, the sun in the distance shining brightly through the thick white fog, out the top of which you could see the fiery red tips of the famous Golden Gate Bridge. Also saw a wedding party & met some charming Americans who, ...
Today we headed into San Fransisco, about a 70min drive north from Gilroy. We got in there just fine, but had a lot of trouble finding parking! Open air garages would have spaces open, but would not accept us! How discriminating! So we wound up in a large lot in peir 39, which is on the bay, where a lot of large trucks were parked, so we were good. The plan was to go see the golden gate bridge, then grab lunch at 21st amendment brewery. So ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking