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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... Tonight I managed to stay awake to go out for dinner. We went to Swiss Louis on Pier 39. Steve had the San Francisco signature dish Crab Louis which is an iceberg lettuce salad topped with shredded Dungeness crab and seafood dressing. I had a caprese salad and Dungeness crab cakes. Very light and fresh compared to all the fried food on offer. I also had a San Francisco Sea Breeze, a mixture of vodka, cranberry and pineapple juice. Stopping to see the sea lions again ...
... By then we had decided on a plan.
We went to the hotel expecting to find the boys in their respective rooms … but no. The room wasn’t ready and it was 3.30pm. George and Mary’s room just became available but not ours. After some discussion with hotel staff we looked at another room - a suite - on the same floor as George and Mary. To be honest although it had a separate lounge area and a second bathroom, it was the same ...
... Only Katie, Solie, and Cynthia were booked for the tour, which Cynthia had just learned started with a one hour video presentation. Anne would take care of Aiya, and Grant and I would venture out on our own. Grant had downloaded the "iStanford" app on his phone, which among other things showed you your location on a map of the university. Grant had seen a brochure about renting bikes and wanted to do that. So he and I set out in search of the bike shop. It was a ...
... Self guided headset tour was a real hit with everyone. Caragh caught looking a bit too empathetically at a photo of a bloke shot by his wife. Story of the prison only matched by views back across the bay. Back to pier 39 for classic boardwalk shops. Shiv captured by shop purely for left handers. Her brothers inspired by raft of gifts for picky sister. Jason pointed out to Caragh signed Fender Bruce Springsteen guitar in memorabilia shop. Caragh given the ok to ...
... and went across the street to a nice wee bar called Buena Vista on the corner of Beach Street and Hyde Street which was serving Irish Coffees by the bucket load! A great way to warm up from the cold! They even offered 'take out'! We could see the queue from the bar so were able to gauge the right time to head back out there. There was a guy busking alongside the queue and he was quite funny so if it hadn't so cold, we could have gladly stood out here ...