Day 1 - May 9
And They're Off...
Well, we got off to an early start, arising at 3:45 to get to the airport. Our flights on the bankrupt TWA were terrific and very cheapthe first leg was empty and the second 2/3 full. Both arrived on time. So did our baggage. So what's all this flap we hear about over air travel?
Arrived in downtown San Francisco and met Brian Barnett, a.k.a. the seller, at the car. Everything was cool with the car and Brian's a cool guy. As we were leaving, he warned us about "floppers"ex-dot.com types so desperate that they flop themselves in front of cars to try to pay the bills.
Anyway, we headed east out of town toward Boston. Unfortunately, we were jet-lagged and tired, and ended up some 200 miles north and west of San Francisco. But the scenery was beautiful, driving up California's coastal Route 1. Tomorrow we promise to do better and not head west.
The car, in case you're curious is just as advertised. Mechanically, she is greatengine strong and smooth, the suspension firm and supple, and the transmission is the smoothest we've ever shifted.
Well, we're tired and, more importantly, we discovered that that there is a brewpub here in Fort Bragg, on the northern CA coast.
This is where
we went today
Beer(s) of the Day
Today's subject is sculpture. Tree sculpture. Don't worry, they'll get better. Maybe.
We actually saw LOTS of Alfas in San Francisco, so we'll start our tally tomorrow.
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