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MAN-LHR Sat in the airport with a Costa taking artistic photos and watching our plane be loaded. LHR-SFO Kate spent money in MAC seeing as how cheap she found it. Saw Postman Pat wander through the airport. So many film choices but couldn't view (classic us!) so ended up with samsung tablets! Had 3 meals including a fab lolly off some school group …
... retreat from civilisation. The Hostel itself was a pretty building with loads of flowers and birds around it. Inside it was very cosy with sofas and armchairs, a log stove and a fantastic view. I curled up on one of the sofas with my kindle and that amazing view and stayed there for pretty much the whole evening.
The room was nice enough and there was only one other lady in the dorm with me. Unfortunately she had her 7 year old daughter ...
... alternate venue with a better selection of beer.
Fact of the day - The cable car system is unique in that the car itself has no engine. The cable runs constantly in a conduit cut into the road and the carriages merely grab onto it and let go as needed. As a result you can constantly hear the cable running through the slot even when there is no car to be seen.
By for now.
... and yes, enjoyed passing the people younger than I, huffing and puffing...;-)
The view of the Pacific was amazing and there was a statue of Columbus looking out over the bay. I was there before starting time, but found a quiet space and *got my Headspace*, which was cool. The line moved quickly once we got inside and considering that we had to take photos through a window, there were still wonderful shots.
So, I headed ...
... hill towards the city to Lombard Street - which has 8 switchbacks to allow cars to travel safely down the 27 % grade hill.
Back home along Hyde Street up and down a few hills following the cable car route with quick visit to Trader Joes on Nob Hill to get some supplies.
Too tired to dress up for dinner so had Japanese chicken and veg curry take away.