Saturday, October 14, 2017

Navigating Napa: A Week in the Famous Wine Country

By ianthia

For three days straight, Napa Valley and the Sonoma, California areas burned, wilting under 11 wildfires.

At least 20 people were killed, more than 3,500 homes burned to the ground, hundreds of world renowned wineries went up in flames and this lush slice of The United States, torched.

The mountainous, picturesque landscape of the popular Wine Country was left in ruins.

Before I could even unpack my bags, sort through souvenirs and sleep off the jet lag, the excitement I had after my Napa Valley vacation and wine and food tour quickly dwindled as I watched the news and saw fire ripping through nearby towns.

But that’s what memories and photos and videos are for; they help you to relive beautiful memories in the darkest times and see the beauty in devastation.  Read more >>