Travel Blogs from San Francisco, United States

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Win a road trip across North America, San Francisco, United States travel blog

Win a road trip across North America

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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Digital "Roads Scholarship" Vagabonding in America Win a three month Road Trip Across North America this Summer. ...

What to take to China, San Francisco, United States travel blog

What to take to China

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... been spending my time getting everything ready for my upcoming trip to China. This will be the fifth time traveling from the United States to China, so I have my routine down pretty well. Before my first trip to China, I distinctively remember a feeling ...

Storming round the San Francisco Sights, San Francisco, United States travel blog

Storming round the San Francisco Sights

A travel blog entry by martinandkate

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... food was not overbearing in it’s size like most American foods and we both were full but not bursting. Conclusion – Really Like San Francisco. Today was a day ruined a little by the fact we’re in a bit of a rush to fit everything in. We ...

Escape from Alcatraz!!, San Francisco, United States travel blog

Escape from Alcatraz!!

A travel blog entry by lizandsimon

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... a cafe. We stayed here for a while (typing Travelpod - Vegas) checking emails, offering priceline silly money for a Sunday night in San Francisco and also checking out car hire. I made an offer on priceline for 30 pounds and got a different hotel from ...

San Flucisco, San Francisco, United States travel blog

San Flucisco

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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Woke up feeling like crap with barely the energy to get out of bed. Being in the top bunk I peered down at the ground wondering whether my weakened legs would buckle and snap under me when I hit the floor. Making it as far as the bathroom I then ...

Bush to be honoured with sewage plant in his name, San Francisco, United States travel blog

Bush to be honoured with sewage plant in his name

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... actions, for which thousands have paid with their lives." The site, which calls itself the Presidential Memorial Commission of San Francisco, shows the presidential seal with an eagle holding two toilet plungers. San Francisco has long been a ...

Saturday 4 May, San Francisco, United States travel blog

Saturday 4 May

A travel blog entry by manningnz

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Saturday 3 May   Well we started early this morning - we had a bus to catch for our visit into San Francisco and we had to be ready by 8.30 am.   Our tour driver "Donna" was a local, around 60 and quite feisty. She handled the van she drove ...

The Windier City, San Francisco, United States travel blog

The Windier City

A travel blog entry by bobsonthegreat

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... later I was settled into my room and then back out to take a look at the live music venue I passed on the way down. San Francisco is a strange city. It is quite small (pretty much a first in the US) with a handful of highrise buildings downtown and a ...

The California Zephyr, San Francisco, United States travel blog

The California Zephyr

A travel blog entry by susan_g

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... only in Burma do the trains give you a rougher ride)...........  However, the scenery is stunning, especially between Denver and San Francisco where you follow the Colorado river and travel through the Rockies.  We also had a real hoot on the ...

Over the Bridge, Sausalito, San Francisco, United States travel blog

Over the Bridge

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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By using the hostel discount you can get ten dollars of the day rate when hiring a bike. As the weather happened to be so conveniently 'spot on' this morning I opted to make the most of it, spending a day at leisure soaking up some of the more ...

Euralian, San Francisco, United States travel blog

Euralian

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... round in a tight circle watching a magnificent display of breakdancing. This evening was one of goodbyes. A final night in San Francisco along with a farewell to some fine people (as is usually the case) including Mr Andrew from Australia (small ...

"I am the only Gay in the village...!"

A travel blog entry by mattmcshane

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... last time we jumped into the car and drove, lets says, a bit more cautiously through the manic rush hour traffic to San Francisco international airport. At first we felt sorry for the valet, employed to clean all the mess tourists leave when the ...

San Francisco, San Francisco, United States travel blog

San Francisco

A travel blog entry by borthscouse

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... After around a week I figured I should start bothering to socialise with other people in the hostel rather than pretending I live in San Francisco. Plus, this hostel had free beer, a pool table, a beer pong table and a night club all within its ...

Turnaround, San Francisco, United States travel blog

Turnaround

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... label but add the tax on afterwords only when you get to the register usually requiring another greenback or two. The trams in San Francisco don't turn by themselves, meaning that the turntables at the end of the route are a common gathering point for ...

Bay Area Time, San Francisco, United States travel blog

Bay Area Time

A travel blog entry by faff

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... . I don't know why we spent an entire summer in this part of SF. I have such a different impression of SF now in just 3 days. San Francisco is a seriously cool city! As I write, we are sitting in a cafe a couple of blocks from our hostel. We have checked ...

San Francisco, San Francisco, United States travel blog

San Francisco

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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... We found the "City of Lights" bookstore which was famous back in the day for not only selling, but promoting banned books.  San Francisco has seen its fair share of political protest and this bookstore was and continues to be a soapbox for free ...

Last details are coming into order!, San Francisco, United States travel blog

Last details are coming into order!

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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So, I've adjusted my itinerary and plans since I first starting dreaming of this trip, of course.  I initially planned on seeing the Himalayas (India/Nepal/Tibet) then when I starting learning of Round the World tickets options, that seemed ...

Sea lions bring in money, San Francisco, United States travel blog

Sea lions bring in money

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... -off bus was at the pier, so we decided to do a couple of tours on the bus. Our tour guide explained to us that the San Francisco Port Authority tried everything in their power to move the sea lion colony out of the harbor, because they felt that it was ...

Losing stuff in San Franscisco, San Francisco, United States travel blog

Losing stuff in San Franscisco

A travel blog entry by supertrampz

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... BREAKFAST, bonus! (fruit and 2 bagels). Walked through chinatown (largest in N America apparently) with Mary-Anne and Emma. San Francisco consists of pastel coloured wooden seaside-resort type homes built on incredibly steep slopes. Got cable car up steep ...

Special Guests Bill and Adam Return!, Eugene, Oregon to San Francisco, California, United States travel blog

Special Guests Bill and Adam Return!

A travel blog entry by allisonandjeff

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... Valley for a couple of action-packed days, and we will be forever grateful for their hospitality. From Napa, we traveled to San Francisco, where we met up with Allison's brother Adam, who has become the most frequent guest in this travelogue (first ...

Our feet ache!!!, San Francisco, United States travel blog

Our feet ache!!!

A travel blog entry by lizand_rich

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Well after many miles and many hours on planes we have finally arrived in San Francisco. Before we got here I knew it was hilly but hilly doesn´t get close as to how steep some of the hills are here and how many of them there are. After our mammoth ...

"i left my heart on San Francisco"

A travel blog entry by mattmcshane

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... you had great views of Alcatraz and San Francisco main town, but also from the bridge you can people kitesurfing on the San Francisco Bay. These waters are freezing with dangerous currents which makes them mad to do it! It makes Southend's kitesurfers ...

Be sure to wear some flowers in your hair, San Francisco, United States travel blog

Be sure to wear some flowers in your hair

A travel blog entry by kiemce

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... : 1. another night in Vancouver, then take the same flight the next day. 2. take an 8.30pm flight and travel for 16hrs. 3. go to San Francisco at 9.20am, fly on at 11.30pm for overnighter. I opted for a day in San Fran, having no idea what I would ...

Alcatraz-tic, San Francisco, United States travel blog

Alcatraz-tic

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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The Rock, Hangover and Crazy People, San Francisco, United States travel blog

The Rock, Hangover and Crazy People

A travel blog entry by hodge

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... and left after an hour. There just wasn't much to do there!! The rest of the day I spent checking out the other sites in San Francisco, China Town the variuos squares and bay area. I've got back to hostel area for food stop, I'm not sure if i'll go ...

Northern Exposure, San Francisco, United States travel blog

Northern Exposure

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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I lost my heart in San Francisco, San Francisco, United States travel blog

I lost my heart in San Francisco

A travel blog entry by hess

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... of Tales of the City as I walk past austere buildings, Maltese Falcon and those hills, well Bullitt of course. San Francisco where the squirrels have attitude, I squared off to several whilst enjoying the peaceful tranquility of the botanical gardens ...

Golden Gate is Great, San Francisco, United States travel blog

Golden Gate is Great

A travel blog entry by hodge

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... the hostel the night before. We had lunch together over looking the Bridge then walked over the bridge to the North Bank. San Francisco is a stunning city and reminds me of somewhere in Europe. They drive european cars and they is less police then ...

Flight, San Francisco, United States travel blog

Flight

A travel blog entry by dane

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Uneventful flight. Great ...

Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, United States travel blog

Golden Gate Bridge

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... not leave it till they are our age. (They seemed around 40 years of age) Highway 1 took us to the outskirts of San Francisco which were very hilly. There were many traffic lights on inclines and descents and I was starting to get very nervous about going ...

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