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Just down the road from Sebastopol in Sonoma County on the Bodega Highway is the town of Bodega. Most famously, its church – St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church – was used in Alfred Hitchcock’s 1963 movie The Birds. For more pics, check out my Napa/Sonoma/Marin Flickr album.

After a one-day pause from theme parks, we did our last one: Universal Studios Hollywood. We signed up for day trip from Gray Line tours in Anaheim. They picked us up at our hotel and deposited us at larger facility where we boarded a shuttle bus to Universal Studios for the (1-1.5 hr trip, depending on traffic). The highlight of the trip is the studio tour. That’s the first thing we did…. Read More