Tag Archives: John Jacob Astor

Sonoma – the other wine valley. Starting November 1 and still going

Two years ago we celebrated another Christmas with California O’Connells and decided that it would be great to move to Sonoma when we retired. So here we are, moved to Sonoma…for one month. We’ve found our new favorite winery, Buena … Continue reading

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Beautiful Day on the Oregon Coast October 23 (Day 52)

The massive Pineapple Express storm was predicted to ravage the area, but we ended up with beautiful sunny skies as we drove from Portland to Astoria, Oregon. Astoria was again named after that fur trader, John Jacob Astor. The family … Continue reading

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Canmore to Kamloops, Canada October 13 (Day 42)

We had a big day ahead, a 500-kilometer drive from Canmore to Kamloops. How could we not get up early with a sunrise like this? We drove through the Rockies with roads cut through the mountains… and into the mountains. … Continue reading

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