Oct 23, 2015 by & filed under Reclamation RoadBlog.

I left Monterey headed to Charlotte but took a two laner called Highway 220

i stopped to check out these waterfalls and ended up chatting with a gent who lives there whose great Grandmother owned the Land Grant Rancho Cabeza de Santa Rosa

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shortly thereafter, i passed through Warm Springs and rolled by an immaculate golf course and discovered this stretch was called Sam Snead Memorial Highway

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and then out of nowhere Hot Springs appeared with major Spa facilities, the Sam Snead Tavern and glitzy homes all around

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a Little more small road meandering and it was time to head to Charlotte

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Charlotte is a pretty cool town, especially in the NoDA neighborhood where my Fab Nephew Charlie and his wife Zoe live.

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I never made it downtown, just hung with Charlie and played catchup although there are a lot of Breweries in his neighborhood i gifted him with a case of IPA

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and then we went to Birdsong Brewery, bankrollers of his Cyclecross Team, where all the beers are named for songs – i enjoyed the Higher Ground IPA

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Two Great Days with Yukon Chuck (i named him that in Dawson City Yukon when he was 5)

now off to Nashville!