Travel Blogs from San Francisco
... down into the Canyon. I've never done anything like that before and being down there was stunning. Slightly hard work getting back up but we all made it and got some fantastic photos.
Once again it was back to the campsite where we all packed in a bit a frenzied rush as we knew where we would be heading next.....VEGAS!
Considering we were all excited to get Vegas I think most of us actually slept the whole way! Once we got closer we had some tunes blaring to get us in the ...
... arrived down to the pier with all the shops I had to buy a pair of shorts as when I left at 8am it was only 14 degrees and I think it would if gotten to 30 degrees and I was in a pair if jeans learnt my lesson shorts tomorrow. I ended up at Hard Rock Cafe for lunch as I really felt like a sandwich with chicken, lettuce, tomato, avocado, mayo and cheese. Thank goodness that is what they had. I also got a mango berry fruit drink in ...
Top 5 - Petting a Shark in Fiji's coral Coast - Trekking and camping the 'W' at Torres del Paine in Patagonia - Free falling 200 feet (63 meters) on a bungy cord - Swimming with Dolphins - Trekking in the Nepalese Himalayas to Annapurna Base Camp during monsoon season Other Notable Memories (in chronological order) - Biking, Hiking, and zip lining to Machupichhu - Pulling an all-nighter in Santiago due to no vacancy and ...
... here in San Fran there are a lot of pale pastel colours. I expected to see a lot of wooden buildings since they lost a lot in the 1920's earthquake, but there are still a huge number of plastered brick and stone. They have lost a lot of their Victorian embellishments, and have a lot of bay windows and balconies. The streets are quite leafy with a number of pohutukawas and flaxes around the place.
... were all handed headphones for the audio guided tour- this was great and gave you and excellent step by step account of the prison and the way it was here. Spooky and sinister, the trip was amazing.
It was getting late-(well for us) to eat and we went off roaming for a good place to munch. We managed to miss all the main ones that we would find in a day or so and go, "oh, we should have eaten there last night"- but after a while and a moan by all, I gave in and ate at ...
Other places to stay in San Francisco
South Beach, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $208
- Hotel somewhat over-rated
- Royal Treatment
- Elegant but Very Noisy
Union Square, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $189
- Este hotel es fantástico! Lo recomiendo!
- Great location
- Nice, newly Remodeled but not Great
Civic Center, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $239
- 4-Star stay in Union Square
- A Few Tips
- Very decent
SoMa, San Francisco | 5 star hotelfrom $192
- Great New Hotel by the Convention Center, but Staff Needs Some Help
- Excellent hotel--but watch out for the upcharges!
- Stay here!
Civic Center, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $168
- Stay here
- Great Hotel, Great Views, Great Location
- Great rates, great location!
South Beach, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $266
- Great location, great hotel
- Loved the W!
- Less than stellar
Fisherman's Wharf - North Beach, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $201
- Close to the Wharf, but don't drive
- Drab Drab Drab
- Great Location!
Downtown, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $183
- Enjoyed the Sir Francis Drake
- Worn but Charming
- Good value, good location
Northeast San Francisco, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $201
- One of the best
- Classy, comfortable, and understated
- First Class
Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $193
- Unfriendly Terrible Service
- Don't be put off!
- Much better accommodation available.
SoMa, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $163
- Oasis in the city of old
- Impressed with it all
- Great for the price
Nob Hill Russian Hill, San Francisco | 5 star hotelfrom $213
- Charmed by Clift Hotel
- Awful stay @ Clift Hotel
- Only for one nite stands
Downtown, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $191
- Very enjoyable experience
- Lovely place
- Absolutely Fabulous! Worth every cent!
Fisherman's Wharf - North Beach, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $149
- Wow Fantastic!
- Staff incompetence
- Holiday Inn Golden Gateway to HELL
Union Square, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $128
- Great Value!!
- Lousy hotel and Unfriendly staff
- It was ok...I guess
Downtown San Francisco, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $168
- Executive rooms
- Hilton fine, but pricy
Civic Center, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $307
- They're putting the 'fair' back in Fairmont
- The Fairmont is exceptional
- Completely overrated
Nob Hill Russian Hill, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $168
- Nice Hotel, BAD LOCATION
- Ideal Big Chain Hotel
- Great place to stay
Downtown, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $186
- Convenient, friendly-staffed but small
- Great Value for money
Financial District, San Francisco | 5 star hotelfrom $225
- You don't need a car here!
- Spinning Around
- We Moved On........
Fisherman's Wharf - North Beach, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $199
- Good location, nice room, helpful staff.
- OK hotel, tacky area
- Good hotel
Nob Hill Russian Hill, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $193
- Great deal, lots of fun
- Great location for everything!
- Can Handle the Handlery
Union Square, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $139
- Perfect if you are under 5 feet tall?
- A Good Deal and A Great Location
- Got more than I paid for
Financial District, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $154
- Worked fine for us!
- Smaller & louder than a College Frat House!
Downtown, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $182
- Nice stay overall
- Very classy hotel with great staff
- Perfect Location
Downtown, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $236
- OK, but some problems
- Average hotel with great location!
- Nice rooms / good value