After attending the BlogHer14 conference we snuck an extra day of California in and visited a dear friend.
Let’s just say, our friend spoiled us. Our morning started with my favorite – an Americano (freshly made!) and a peaceful morning on the deck! I may never be able to start my day the same again.
After we got our fill of the quiet and tranquil setting -we headed to Berkeley.
Our friend, a graduate of Berkeley lead us through campus.
It was a lovely day to walk around town.
We strolled near People’s Park:
To top it off Telegraph Street has a regular street fair on Sundays.
And it is not everyday you get to spend time with Women Walking Tall! What a special treat. This program was started in 1991 to empower women to learn the art of stilt-walking! These women ROCKED!
And my big excitement – I got to stroll through several used bookstores and picked up a used copy of Alice Waters cookbook. A little above my home-cooked meals but this isn’t a cookbook you are going to find in the used section in NC.
After a nice lunch we strolled through the rest of town.
There were many little locally owned stores on Fourth Street.
(Casa de Chocolates had marked which chocolates were gluten and dairy free! Try the roasted quinoa bar or mango chili! AMAZING)
(Gorgeous and Green was possibly one of the loveliest stores I have been in. Locally delivers via bike.)
Which reminded me – even when traveling…. Shop Local!