Black Sterling Villa and Vineyard Estate
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... a film explaining the discovery of gold the formation of
the town. We wandered around the town which had several period buildings, a functioning blacksmith shop and a recreation of the saw mill near which gold was discovered. After a picnic lunch we headed north on CA Rt. 49 to “Nevada City” an old gold mining town where we strolled Main Street of the historic district and did a little shopping.
... the wooden sidewalks past the
beautifully restored store fronts containing restaurants, bars, ice cream parlors’, candy stores clothing stores and souvenir shops. We also walked down to the river where there is a paddle wheel boat that is now a combination restaurant, bar and hotel. It was an enjoyable afternoon.
... beautiful redwood forest and later on the hardwood forests of the mountains. In “Redwood Valley” we turned east on CA Rt. 20, and as we traveled east the mountains leveled out and the rolling hills turned from lush forests to grass covered hills what was mostly ugly dead grass. Entering the Sacramento valley the landscape changed to agriculture, that included corn and unidentified produce, and what we ...
20/07/13 Sonoma and Napa
It has now become a ritual that we go to the Posh Bagel on Castro for breakfast. Today was no exception.
Once we were fed and watered we packed up for the day with the intention of going to the Golden Gate Bridge on our way to Napa. As seems pretty normal the bridge was just about totally obscured by a heavy sea fret when we got there so we just kept on going towards Napa.
We came upon a place claiming to ...
We decided to take a side-trip to Sonoma to round out our experience, and we had a pleasant stop at Muscardini Winery where the front veranda provided a respite from our journey. Being a hungry bunch, we decided to stop at HopMonk ...
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