Boudin Bakery ~ “San Francisco’s Original Flour Children”

More than 160 years ago, Isidore and Louise Boudin created sourdough in their bakery.  Using recipes from the Gold Rush days, Boudin Bakery continues to be the longest continuously operated business in San Francisco. Maybe you were hoping to take a foodie walking tour but that long walk along the Embarcadero has your feet talking back.  Sit in Boudin’s Cafe …

No more guzzling wine

“Show it respect.  It is a living thing”  says our tour guide, George, of Tower Tours  in San Francisco. He was a wealth of details as we journeyed on our 9 hour Wine Country Adventure. He warned that we would never drink the fruit of the gods the same way again after today. It was a scenic drive north lasting …

Muir Woods National Monument

Twelve miles north of San Francisco, California grows a 554 acre forest of giant redwood trees surpassing 100 years of age. Most people are aware of the foggy climate hovering the Bay Area and that moist atmosphere is what contributes to the vigorous growth. The oldest tree is estimated to be 1,200 years old and 258 feet tall.  Most range …