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Bodega, Bodega Bay and the Sonoma Coast; exploring with kids the filming of ‘The Birds’, Hitchcock’s 1963 thriller

                                                        Exploring with kids the coast and the filming of ‘The Birds’, Hitchcock’s 1963 thriller movie. Our short vacation goals were several: to spend a few days on […]

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Valentine’s Day destinations for you and your sweetheart in Northern California

          Valentine’s Day is fast approaching – if you’re looking for special destinations in Northern California, several pop quickly into my wife’s and my mind!  In 45 years of marriage, my wife has taught me that a special Valentine’s destination has these attributes: scenic, somewhat secluded, fine and somewhat-dressy restaurant(s) nearby, […]

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California North Coast, Bodega Bay to Jenner and the Russian River (Part 1 of two parts)

This is the old school in the town of Bodega (not Bodega Bay) that was used in filming of the 1963 film ‘The Birds’ From Stockton, the rugged North California coast, from Bodega Bay north to Jenner, is both easy to reach (about three hours) and offers some of the most stunning waterfront in the […]

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