And here it is; Luzern Marathon day. It’s a nice route along the lake but the unfortunate part is that the full marathon has a turn point which means you must run the same course twice. A bit demotivating but I suppose once you make that turn you know exactly how much further to go […]
There is a lot of excitement and anticipation every year for the Luzern marathon. And every year I tell myself that I should prepare to enter the following year. I am getting more serious about it, although, is it really worth it for all the punishment that my knees and joints will feel? Hmmm, perhaps […]
Back to Schloss Meggenhorn. I think the last time for the year. It’s starting to get too cold. The boats have stopped coming and going and my fingers are starting to freeze on my bike grips. Our bag was full with apples, pears, and walnuts.
We have been meaning to get to this restaurant for many years. Finally made it, on a slow holiday Friday lunch hour. The name has changed, but still good Mexican food and decent beer on draught. It’s not far from the new baseball home of the Giants. This whole area has really changed!
I feel like we are aficionados of Gartenbahns’ since living in CH so when we saw this one in Berkeley, we just had to see how it compared. Well, it was huge for a Gartenbahn! And the ride through the hills seemed endless and quite authentic. We sat in an open air car and looked […]
A stop between errands and heading back to the house-full. An Oakland institution, the Hotsy Totsy. We stopped by around 3.30 pm and there wasn’t any room at the bar. That’s ok, we were there for some games of shuffleboard and a couple PBR’s from the tap that were cold and cheap. The folks at […]
In Oakland we tried this new restaurant. Homeroom mac + cheese. The menu includes Mac the Goat, Gilroy Mac, Mexican Mac, and even a Vegan Mac. The Exchange Student Mac: Macximus, is a Greek style mac with spinach. Not sure what the message is there but they are all delicious! www.homeroom510.com
On the spielplatz zug again. This is the beginning of what will be an epic travel day. First stop Zürich. Last stop, 18 hours later, San Francisco and then Berkeley……. . . . . . .