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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... destination was Indio, next door to Palm Springs, part of the Coachella Valley, an oasis of golf courses, polo grounds and beautiful gated communities. Our friends, Wayne and Judy Duffy, invited us to visit them in their winter home there, a lovely ranch style with an interior courtyard complete with pool and hot tub. The pool was our first stop and Judy says we were the only ones to ever swim in it ...
... a fox. We saw porcupines. We went through the aviary and saw cranes, guinea fowl, cranes, and some brightly colored birds. We walked around Lemur Island, which of course is the dwelling spot of two varieties of lemurs and several species of monkeys. We saw several large turtles.
By now, it was lunchtime, and we returned to the Elephant Room, where we made our own deli sandwiches, enjoyed salad and fruit and juice or water. After lunch, the kids all went out to ...
... on the bus, but there's no printed schedule for it, I have to go back down to the original level. Get out of lift turn left, that takes me to a parking garage, I seem to remember something about garage G, a sign says access to that from level 8, up to level 8, wander along looking lost. An official took pity on me, wrong way need to head back down to level 2 & along toward the terminal. Finally going back past the eftpos where I'd got the cash when I first arrived, from ...
... We had lunch at The Tides right on the bay. Hitchcock's The Birds was filmed here and there were photos and autographs on the walls. I have always been fascinated by that movie. In the town of Bodega we passed the school house where Suzanne Pleshette played a (doomed) schoolteacher.
We arrived back in Santa Rosa with some free time and decided to check out ...
... before San Franscico that only takes cash, and we had none! so we had to zoom off a exit and use the GPS to locate a ATM. By this time tiredness, boredness, hungriness and a need to go toilet was making both of us grumpy and snappy. Once we got off the Napa exit we found a restroom which eliminated one problem, trying to find somewhere to eat was harder, everywhere we found turned out to be closed (at 8pm!?) due to hunger pains and a want to just get food and ...