Travel on the Side


Back from a trip to Northern California to celebrate Mother’s Day with my mom. Enjoyed touring around and wine tasting. So many highlights! Sebastopol, California Bodega, California Golden Gate Bridge Point Reyes National Seashore Coleman Valley Road Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Area St. Helena & Calistoga, California Sterling Vineyards Platypus Wine Tours For more pics, check out my Napa/Sonoma/Marin Flickr album.

After getting up early to see the Golden Gate Bridge on Mother’s Day, mom and I drove the rental car north on California Highway 1 – a beautiful twisty-turny drive – to Point Reyes National Seashore in Marin County. Our first stop was in the town of Inverness, along the Tomales Bay (part of the San Andreas fault) to see the Point Reyes shipwreck. There were lots of professional photographers out that… Read More

It was Mother’s Day. I was in California with my mom. Neither of us had ever seen the Golden Gate Bridge and since we were staying in Sonoma County, we decided to drive down. We left Sebastopol fairly early and drove down the 101 before exiting at Sausalito. We entered the Marin Headlands/Golden Gate National Recreation Area and parked at the Battery Spencer lookout. Even though it was a cloudy morning, we… Read More