Travel Blogs from Santa Rosa
... Golden Gate Bridge about 2 pm on the 20th, bout the same time that I left Thames. Hence the title day 1 again? Just weird! On arriving at Santa Rosa I asked the driver where I could call a cab & he kindly called one for me from the bus. Friendly cabby, when he asked me what was on at the Flamingo resort & I responded a ",cd outsell weekend" he says "so are we going via McDonald's or Burger King?" Just next to the resort are some shops, pharmacy, ...
... the Elder, his most noteworthy accomplishment was the writing of Naturalis Historia or Natural History in 77 AD. It encompasses the fields of botany, zoology, astronomy, geology and mineralogy as well as the exploitation of those resources. It was the first encyclopedia and included all Roman knowledge of the day. It continued to be published well into the 1500s with over 200 editions. He wrote about Lupus Salictarius, or ...
... lunch, (amazing omelet house and first cup of tea since Whistler!) and headed down to Sonoma.
Sonoma is a really nice, a slightly posh town and no homeless. Unfortunately America has a high population of homeless people but in Sonoma there were none. It was very family based and seemed like the perfect place to live! We drove around for some petrol and then headed to the first Vineyard of choice, Lendon.
Lendon is ...
... keep our electronic pacifiers functioning for the two hour trip to Napa Valley.
Finally on board we saw a beautiful sunny afternoon view of the Golden Gate Bridge. The sunset was lovely and we continued on in a dark chilly night. It was a long day but we were delight to arrive at the Flamingo Resort just in time to join our group for dinner and the first lecture of the program. You'll hear more about that soon. For now here are some photos of our journey.
... Slow traveling in stop and go, bumper to bumper traffic in at least four times. That kept us on the road at least two hours longer than anticipated. There is no place to pull off of the road for a respite so we just tough it out. Both of us were on high alert for inconsiderate and unsafe drivers for hours...... and we had no trouble finding them. We were whooped puppies when we finally arrived in Santa Rosa!
The RV park at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds offers full ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking