North America, Australia and Oceania · 48 Days · 101 Moments · November 2017

California Dreamin’ - December 2017


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25 December 2017

SOME of our Christmas dinner. (Who left the cheesy broccolini in the microwave!? 😫)
Photo fun in the snow!
Introducing ‘Rocko’ - our rock-eyed snowman!
Quick stop en route to Lake Tahoe
Off to see the snow!
I’m not sure this present is worth waking up for!?
Merry Christmas everyone!

24 December 2017

A warm and cosy first night at our B’n’B in Pollock Pines - a beautiful home
Off the Lake Tahoe for Christmas 🎄
Now THAT’S a sandwich! 😳

23 December 2017

Ellise ‘lost’ in comfort at Costco!
Lunchtime fun at Red Robin
Homewood Suites Fairfield - our home away from home

22 December 2017

Sightseeing on the way back to Fairfield
Michael arrives in USA - yay!

21 December 2017

A beautiful couple of girls ❤️
Eliyana loves the Wiggles!

20 December 2017

A great day - saw the best movie of all times (The Greatest Showman) and good news from Home: Ellise and Ryan got first round offers to uni for 2018! Look out Griffith - here they come!

19 December 2017

A relaxing night in - Eliyana ‘hanging’ with Ryan, Ellise trying on her bargain ski gear and delicious spiked Egg Nog for me!

18 December 2017

Back in Fairfield- taking the dogs for their morning walk (but WHO was taking WHO!?)

14 December 2017

Good bye San Fran - we had fun getting to know you!
Exploring Fisherman’s Wharf and first taste of Claim Chowder in a Sour Dough Bread Bowl - delicious
The view and the kitchen
An interesting tour of the cells and life ‘inside’
Welcome to Alcatraz
Ferry across to Alcatraz

13 December 2017

Downtown San Fran - Union Square and China Town
A chilly afternoon in San Francisco
About to cross the Golden Gate Bridge
Mural on the side of Ida B Wells High School
On the Big Bus - who’s a little hangry??
San Francisco Ferry Terminal - let the fun begin..
On the ferry from Vallejo to San Francisco for 48 hours of fun!

12 December 2017

Night time shopping and fun

9 December 2017

A beautiful afternoon at the Dry Creek Vineyard
Daddy and daughter fun
Gorgeous afternoon at Dry Creek Vineyard
Unfortunate results of the recent Sonoma County fires
Asleep! 💤
Awake! 😁
A nice vineyard but an expensive cable car - not today thanks
Downtown Calistoga
Lunch time!

8 December 2017

7 December 2017

With my girl again - yay!
Taxi-ing in to Gate
Touchdown SFO!
On the approach to San Francisco!

6 December 2017

New Zealand countryside
Beautiful Australian waters from the sky
On my way to join the adventure!

2 December 2017

Fun times at the beach in Northern California

22 November 2017

Touring the Napa Valley
First cuddles with Baby E 😍

21 November 2017

Eliyana sporting her new Koala Beanie

20 November 2017

First night dinner: Costco pizza - yum!!
Arrived safely
Bye bye
Ready to board!