Tag: California

  • San Francisco (without flowers in my hair)

    San Francisco (without flowers in my hair)

    [vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bch1_Ep5M1s”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]It was the last day with the Camaro, so we made the most of it by driving across the Golden Gate bridge with the top down on our way to Sausalito for a late lunch. San Francisco by Scott McKenzie was playing in my head as we drove, unfortunately I didn’t have […]

  • Big Sur and Cannery Row

    Big Sur and Cannery Row

    [vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]We left Hearst Castle made it to Monterey, after a detour via the 101 due to a landslide on Highway 1. We kept driving after the sign “Road blocked ahead”, wrongly assuming that there would be one lane open and a bored traffic working spinning a sign between stop and slow. We knew we […]

  • Seals and grandeur

    Seals and grandeur

    [vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]I was really looking forward to visiting Hearst Castle on our trip. I had read a lot about it, and wanted to see the richness, grandeur and excess that was seen as a substitute for overseas travel. Why would you need to travel to Europe when you can bring Europe to California? Hearst Castle […]

  • Diners, driving and pie

    Diners, driving and pie

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Our mission on this holiday is to stop at as many diners as we can, and eat as much pie as possible. I found what I considered to be an authentic diner experience at the Madonna Inn. It had beautiful copper benches, leather stools and pies lined up on the counter. We received a weird […]

  • What a burger

    What a burger

    [vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]We stopped in Solvang on our way up the coast and what a super quaint little town it is. It was mid afternoon when we arrived, and we were starving so our first stop was a pub. I initially wanted to eat some “traditional” Danish food, but I changed my mind when we found […]