I recently found a spot in the world that time seemed to slow and life became much more simple. It all started at the Cafe Aquatica in Jenner, California. There I found a few gems of the California coast along Highway 1. Now, I’m an Urbanspoon junkie and it usually leads me to some, what I would call, “hole-in-the-wall” eateries. And rarely am I disappointed – certainly not in this case!
I walked into the small store not sure what to expect. What I found was a little slice of laid-back America, intent on organic ingredients, and just plain yummy food and a great latte! Now, I love my lattes… and I love pastries…and I love being outdoors. The Cafe Aquatica gave me all those and more!
After ordering my latte, selecting my avocado/bacon “muffin”, I took them outside to sit and watch the Russian River gently roll by to the Pacific. What I found was a truly beautiful, foggy morning with lots of color and a little lady named Sierra.
First off, the “muffin” was incredible! With avocado and bacon and the muffin part tasted highly of yummy egg and the smooth, creaminess of the latte were mouthwatering. And I met a new friend, Sierra, who loved to play fetch with her ball – running right out into the river to bring it back completely wet!
muffin and latte
Off Hwy 1
Cafe Aquatica seating area
And if you were interested in the rest of Jenner, California, I would recommend that you spend a weekend or a night at the Jenner By The Sea (Jenner Inn) . Unfortunately, by the time I discovered it, they were already booked for the weekend – but a cute little getaway for a relaxing weekend – especially if you want to ride the curves on your motorcycle or just wander up the coast to Fort Ross.
Russian River meets the Pacific
Hwy 1 coast
Hwy 1 curves
Part of the Travel With Me! beach series
The theme for Ese’s Quote & Shoot is happiness.
Happiness is an inside job.
William Arthur Ward
Hubby & our dog Cedar snuggling. Then some packing for heading off to work tomorrow. Gotta have my new Longhorn water bottle that I got for Christmas, too!
I really like black and white when something has distinctive tones to it so I am happy to do Cee’s Black & White Challenge of Pets!
Some cute, happy pics for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge!