Napa Valley

Our trip to Napa Valley didn’t start as we had planned. After leaving the wonderful Escapee’s SKP Park Sierra north of Fresno we made the long haul drive out of the San Joaquin valley and then north on I-5. We made the usual pit stops for gas and snacks and bathroom visits, and we made decent time. We were slowing down to make the last turn from Hwy 12 to Hwy 29 when the trailer brakes clamped down and caused the tires to screech.

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Tales from the Tiki Bar: Napa Valley, baby!

Highway 29 from Napa to Calistoga will take you through a river of wine. If each winery is a boulder, it’s a rapid run of gargantuan proportions. The term “highway” is kind of a misnomer too. It’s a two-lane road winding through gorgeous wineries at about 35 mph. Sometimes it’s just a long line of cars, but mostly it kept moving. http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=262594200424074&set=a.262588720424622.87451.197146780302150&type=1&theater We decided to run the road to the far end and start from there.

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