All posts on April 2014


Palm Trees at The Ritz Carlton, Dana Point, California, USA
CaliforniaExploreOther Places in California

California dreamin’

The 350 miles, which separates San Francisco and the Bay Area from Los Angeles and the beaches of southern California, stretches like a flattened snake skin, slithering its way silently down the valley. The accompanying ribbon of traffic twists and …

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By the Farmstead restaurant, Napa Valley, St Helena, California USA
CaliforniaExploreNapa & Sonoma Wine Country

Sampling and sipping in California’s Napa Valley!

For me, one of life’s greatest pleasures is being able to eat al fresco, shaded by a canopy of leaves, a gentle breeze cooling the air under a sun drenched, cornflower blue sky. Delicious food, wine and most importantly good company are the only ingredients …

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Napa Vineyards & spring California Poppies, Napa Valley, California. USA
CaliforniaNapa & Sonoma Wine Country

Spring flowers and blossoms among the Napa Valley vines

Every year at this time the air smells just that bit fresher, newly unfurled leaves seem greener than you recall, the daffodils are just that bit more dazzling, their trumpets bobbing up and down in the breeze as if announcing …

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