Piedmont House

2434 Piedmont Avenue, Berkeley, California, 94704, United States | Hostel

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Getting Cray Cray by the Bay Bay

A travel blog entry by eddemer


... traffic was coming.

The San Fran nightlife elsewhere is much less touristy and was certainly lively on the weekend. After hopping between the distant worlds of the preppy Marina area and the hipster Mission district, we settled on a white trash themed bar. It seemed fitting for my last weekend on the west coast. On hearing a dub step version of Adam's Song by Blink-182, a remix of Total Eclipse of the Heart (but not the Bonnie Tyler ...

Sitting on the dock of the bay - (Otis Redding)

A travel blog entry by rtwjustus


... who probably will not know what this means the "real flower power district - Haight Ashbury. This was the time of Bob Dylan, Led Zepplin , Janis Joplin etc. Now the district is looking like a hippie of that era - old and tired. In between tours we had lunch along the wharf area and of course had clam chowder in a cob(bread). Yummy, yummy.
Today we were back to our normal habits and went out to Alcatraz. This island began ...

San Francisco...again.

A travel blog entry by richfamily


... The Embarcadero. It follows the coast near all the Piers. We saw the Giants Stadium and then headed back towards Pier 39 which is close to our street.

This evening we went down the hill to Calzone's Italian Café and had pizza for dinner. The area we are staying in is near the Italian quarter and China Town. We are walking distance to many great spots but the walking is very hard. Great walking down to the café tonight but not so ...

Improving news ...

A travel blog entry by k.f.ecclestone


... We moved the lady again so that I could grab the camera for some shots out of the window. Looking at the shots on the iPad when back on the earth, you can see the snow/ice flowing into the sea and breaking into bergs - incredible. As we crossed Ungara Bay en route to the Canadian shore, clouds started to build and I couldn't make out what was sea and what was land. Patches of dark blue, some of bright blue/green and some of brown with straight, straight ...

Home Again and Gathering My Wits

A travel blog entry by lrandal

... New York (and portrayed it in movies), especially the Upper West Side. And second, my friend Rob, who died two years ago after living on the Upper West Side for decades when he was a dancer for Merce Cunningham. Two artists who were nourished by the intensity and richness of New York. Which doesn't seem to exist anywhere else, not in the way it does there.

Pictures to follow on my regular blog...



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