Motel 6 Vacaville
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... t receive its official and final designation as Lake Tahoe until 1945.
California and Nevada reached the compromise to partition Tahoe between the two when Nevada became a state in 1864.
Upon discovery of gold in the South Fork of the American River in 1848, thousands of gold seekers going west passed near the basin on their way to the gold fields. European civilization first made its mark in the Lake Tahoe basin with the 1858 discovery of the ...
... a great conversation on topics ranging from the beginnings of the Berkeley Outlet to life today and everything in between. With a beautiful moon to guide us off to bed.
Had a nice breakfast of tortillas, chiles, and eggs with fresh cantaloupe that had been rescued from the reduced price fruit section of the Berkeley Bowl. After breakfast went on walk with Paul to feed the sheep, llamas and ...
... the on ramp and were off again.
At another point on 80 I look up and count 7 lanes of traffic. Yep, SEVEN! Florida barely survives with 2 or 3. Seven would be a disaster. And California drivers drive like we remembered - 'nuff said.
We stayed at Vineyards RV Park where we stayed 2 years ago. They were in the process of adding an upper addition to the park, and it was finished this ...
... to restricted areas) and a tasting of 5 wines from the classic menu. The castle was rather pretty. If you climb up the 2nd level, you get a pretty good view of the rows and rows of grape plants. The tasting room is in a basement, which was pretty cool because it felt almost like we were actually in a cellar. Most of the wines are Italian (well, most of the staff is Italian and most of the wines had Italian names so I just made the assumption). I’ve no comments about the ...
... sea robin, striped jack)
7. Tuna wellington with foie gras, veal cheek and sweetbread (yes...that's a gland...and it was yum) with onion foam
8. Citrus pudding cake served with cucumber and mint sorbet
9. White fudge and dark chocolate with sesame
It was beautiful and quite a splurge (sorry wallet) but when in Napa!
We called a taxi and headed back to the hotel for a nightcap in the bar before heading back ...