Extended Stay America - San Francisco - San Mateo - SFO
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... This felt very far removed from the bright sunshine of Morro Beach the day before and once again we found ourselves comparing our scenery to rural Engand. At the campsite we met a nice guy from LA who was so impressed with Eddie he gave him an honorary police badge (he was a traffic cop) - Ed beyond excited.
Being British and not wanting to spend our time in a gorgeous but damp forest when there was a hint of sun elsewhere, we decided to change our plans and head to ...
What a perfect morning, it's hot but not as hot and humid as recently. Did my 2 mile walk around the deck and the sun was up long before me and I was out at 7.45. There are so many dolphins it's becoming the norm, passengers are becoming blasé about it now. Haven't seen any whales or turtle yet but flying fish are everywhere we look. Paul won this mornings shuffle board competition which earned him a gold star, the more you collect the bigger the prize at the end if ...
Hooked up with the boys and headed to Hyde Street to catch the Cable Car. What followed was the most frustrating 90 minutes of the trip. For some strange reason the process of getting people loaded onto the cars and away took a mind numbing amount of time. There was a huge queue and we couldn't understand why it was such a long drawn out process when there were several cable cars backed up ready to load and go. I would've been quite happy ditching ...
... the local time when we arived. So we lost another hour of rest, but it actually worked out and we didn't feel rushed to get ready for our next flight to SFO which leaves at 12:50 p.m. Our flight was scheduled to arrive at 4:55 p.m. We arrived at 3:30 p.m., so 35 minutes early.
Peter and I didn't sleep at all on the flight home. We may have dozed a bit, but we both watched 3 movies.
I texted Rocky when we arrived. Since she's home, she'll ...
... the sides of the road along with interesting and informative signs. 'Chains are to be used from October to April' was one. I always wear my neck chain so I guess we were covered there. 'Speeding kills Bears' was another. I can think of more efficient ways actually. This was turning into a different holiday: this was serious stuff. The road twisted and turned and went ever upward. We slalomed round ridiculous corners and went through tunnels. It was wonderful. It took ages to get to ...
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