Inn on Broadway
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We rode past some modern Hippies - basically the weed culture has superseded just about everything else, and they were a bunch of very dirty people getting high. We think the children of the Summer of Love in '67 would be feeling very let down.
Downtown was next, and we admired the Capitol Building, very old school, but with a huge forecourt with groves of small trees. Very impressive.
Then through the CBD - still quite ...
... back to the pier area was to go and look at some of the old boats they had on display. They all looked pretty cool but the tug boat was my favourite (Allen liked quite a few). It also had the coolest name - Hercules. I was impressed by Allen's ability to tie all the different rope knots. He got me to tie some and I showed him who was boss hehe.
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There were a few other things we managed to get done since we didn't end up ...
... dealing with stoned hippies chilling out on street corners. Still, after fifty years this is normal life here. Everyone was very friendly and helpful. If we seemed lost someone would offer help. However there are a lot of people with obvious problems, mental, physical and financial, and there are a lot just plain eccentric by our standards. And it's not just the weed. Amanda got home from the ballet just after eleven. I still have the first day ...
... and the boat stopped. The next question was "What time is your flight??" Turns out the motor had blown and we were stuck in the middle of the sea, rocking a bunch, in complete darkness. This took "scared" to a whole new level. About 45 rocky minutes later, we were rescued by a slightly bigger boat and made it to shore safely. Phew. A 20 min car ride, 4.5 hour flight and another 14 hour flight later- we made it to San Francisco by 8:30am (which is crazy because ...
... butt of a tiny Indian girl going by the name 'little Buddha' who was leaning her head on a really nice guy who was eating dinner, as we nestled next to a chatty guy who was constantly concerned about falling asleep, who was also next to a Middle Aged man who was being straddled by his middle aged wife who was warning him that she may stop the rhythm while they're having sex if the roller disco played music that she really liked. THIS was the mini burning man ...