Farmland and Special 'Beans'

Trip Start Aug 26, 2007
Trip End Sep 11, 2007

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Wednesday, September 5, 2007

We say goodbye to Monterey and drive through John Steinbeck's hometown of Salinas - we see so many crops - but are especially enjoying all of the fields of artichokes.  We tried three times to pull over and take photos - but it just wasn't possible - too much traffic - too many steep drop offs - and then when we could stop - we weren't in the right place.  Our drive today takes us up to Napa Valley where we will spend three nights.  We needed to pick up a few things for Costa Rica - so what better place than in San Jose - CA.  We just happened to be driving through and all the places we needed to stop at were close to each other.  We continued on and arrived in Fairfield, California - home of.....Jelly Belly.  They have a large Visitors Center, store and restaurant.  We really enjoyed seeing everything there - and Will - guess what you are getting?!?!  Len - tell Johann that he has a special treat coming from the U.S. for him in about another week!  We decided to eat at the restaurant - we were tired and hungry - plus where else in the world can you get a Jelly Belly Cheeseburger?!
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5025 on

Jelly Belly
What can I say........Yum Yum


jrcassiday on

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Will is excited to get some Jelly Belly's. He wants to know which one was Slick Willy's favorite...

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