We woke up, had a nice
breakfast of fruit & bagels & OJ on our cute Spanish tiled patio:
Then we drove into San Francisco. The first
place we visited was the Golden
in the heart of the city. It was a little difficult to actually get into the
park considering that we couldn’t turn left anywhere. After circling a couple
times, we parked on the street in a bordering neighborhood and walked over.
There are several botanical areas within this park, including a rose garden
with countless varieties…
and the delightful Japanese
Next we drove into Chinatown. Let me rephrase – we rode a virtual roller
coaster through downtown before arriving at Chinatown.
The hills which are the city streets are incredible. Even more incredible is
the fact that someone decided this would be a good place to build a town once
upon a time and WOW – build they did. The architecture is beautiful.
Having dinner in Chinatown -
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We stopped at a lookout point
near the bridge on the way back to Sonoma.
We hadn’t really checked out Sonoma itself very much,
surprised at what a small, sleepy little town it turned out to be. So, we went
exploring and found a number of things to see and do, including mini-golf.
Whereupon, Angie proceeded to demonstrate her superior abilities. NOT – Eric
showed how it’s done, even getting a hole-in-one on a difficult hole and
winning by 8 strokes.
Check back for Day 8.