Santa Cruz by Rental Car

12 September 2010 On the afternoon we arrived the weather was unfortunately overcast and not the best for the beach, not to be put off we checked out the boardwalk with its amusement park attractions and we drove around the coast where we saw surfers and paddle boarders sitting in water with no waves – […]

Yosemite National Park by Rental Car

10 – 11 September 2010 The drive to Yosemite National Park from Lake Tahoe took us through some really spectacular terrain from amazingly salty lakes to massive canyons. We saw birds, squirrels and what we believe was a Coyote on the way. [pe2-gallery class=”alignright” ] [/pe2-gallery] Upon arrival we checked into our canvas sided cabin […]

South Lake Tahoe by Rental Car

08 – 09 September 2010 Having left Napa Valley we drove our rental car to Lake Tahoe, it was a bit of a drive and we arrived in the afternoon and checked into our motel. Our motel came with access to a private beach which we walked down to; the sky was overcast and the […]

Napa Valley Wine Country by Rental Car

07 September 2010 Renee and I picked up our rental car from Hertz at the airport. It was the worst rental car experience I’ve ever had, it was slow and no help was forthcoming; but the car was clean and worked when we eventually found the thing. Despite driving on the wrong side of the […]

San Francisco with Renee

03 – 06 September 2010 I managed to get from Seattle to San Francisco, I even managed to be there as Renee came through the airport gate. We negotiated a shuttle into San Francisco to our Casa Loma hotel in Union Square district, checked in and checked out the room. Later we went out to […]