Trip Start Nov 08, 2005
41Trip End Apr 05, 2006
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Anyway, the next day we went for a proper American breakfast with Aunt Frances (I had pancakes of course, loaded with strawberries and cream, what else??), and then set off for the outlets! No less than 145 shops all at discount prices lie right in the middle of Gilroy
The next day we drove to the Big Basin, round the little bends of the road through red wood trees and then over the hills (which reminded us of Wales) and we ended up with a good few photo opportunities!!
We headed back to San Francisco just in time for the St. Patricks Day Festivities, the bars over flowing with drunken Americans - and ended up getting wasted back at Lizzie's and Jay's, up until 4 am. A rare occurance in the US (due to the age limit...oops!) Needless to say some embarrasing photos, and even more embarrassing video footage will follow...
The Next Day, we set off (Charlotte with a hangover from hell, helped by good old McD's) to Sonoma, to sample the fantastic Sonoma Jack cheese, and check out the western style buildings. What a day that was!! I have to say, it was one of the most interesting places I've ever looked around, it was really cool - the cheese helped too!
Having stuffed ourselves sufficiently, we headed off to a public park, full of peacocks and home to a fantastic view, and a pretty fun park! We all enjoyed the swings and slides, and headed to a wonderful Italian place - Gespares (sorry for the spelling) - before we hit the SACK!!
Photos to follow.........