Category Oakland

West Coast Spring 2018 – Yosemite, Part Two

June 18 – 20 Our plan for the day was to hike out of Happy Isles and take the Muir Trail towards Vernal Falls.  Some folks in the group were either recovering from knee surgery or on their way towards it and so it was agreed that those who felt like it would go as […]

West Coast Spring 2018 – Yosemite, Part One

June 18 – 20 After leaving San Luis Obispo and our hearty lunch, we made good time into Oakland and caught a break with the traffic.  With luck on our side we found a spot on the street close to the apartment where we could park for the two hours needed to get us to […]

West Coast Spring 2018 – Oakland, Part Two

June 14 – 17 After returning to the apartment, I cleaned up and then Kris, James and I drove up to Berkeley to visit one of our favorite breweries, Jupiter.  By a stroke of luck, we found on street parking directly behind the place and after entering, were seated outside on the back patio, the […]

West Coast Spring 2018 – Oakland, Part One

June 14 – 17 How many times have we traversed I-5 through the Central Valley?  Too many to count; recalling those early days when no services were available except for a lone gas station or two until the first real restaurant appeared at the Harris Ranch.  We haven’t stopped there to eat in quite some […]

West Coast Spring 2018 – June Itinerary

June 1 -30 June Itinerary This will give you an idea about where we will be heading throughout the month of June. Legend: Bold/Underline/Italics = Camping Day Month Date Day# Destination Lodging Friday June 1 19 Santa Fe, Nm Santa Fe KOA Saturday June 2 20 Meadview, Az Aggie and Dick Sunday June 3 21 Henderson, […]

West Coast Summer 2017 – The Wedding – Part Three

August 16-21 We soon found ourselves dressed and ready to head over to the Cheese School.  Kim and Marty’s good friend Rhonda, who’d be staying with us that night kindly took a number of pictures of us, all cleaned up and ready to go.  We drove the Honda over to the venue as it would […]

West Coast Summer 2017 – The Wedding – Part One

August 16-21 We rolled out of Kamp Angst as planned right around 9am with Fairfield, just outside of the Bay Area as our eventual destination.  As we entered Grants Pass we stopped to fill up the Honda, grab a large coffee at Dutch Brothers and make our obligatory stop at Cary’s of Oregon for a […]