Travel Blogs from Berkeley
... fine dust that proved slippery. My sneakers, with their worn down tread, were not ideally suited to the task, and my feet nearly went out from under me every few minutes with a scraping sound that made Brendan turn around nervously to check on me. By the time we reconnected with the crowded main pathway my legs were very tired indeed, and I was more than happy when the trail finally leveled out and we reached the road leading back to the car. It was another mile and ...
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An audio guide is included in the ticket price and is narrated by a number of previous prison officers and inmates. The tour lasts about an hour and takes you through the cell block. It was quite interesting but not nearly as moving an experience as that of touring Robben Island - in Cape Town SA.
I plan to upload all important documents to Google docs and share them with my family and emergency contact. That way I have access to them anywhere, and so do they. This includes:
- copy of passport
- credit card numbers and phone numbers
- living will
- bank account information
- bills due
- transportation and lodging confirmations
- info about my subletter ...
I found out a week ago that our house in PDX is changing - all for the good. I am now motivated to get started on the next grand adventure. Whether it will be from the Bay Area, I don't know. I have 3 itineraries - one the Silk Road, one to circle Africa and one to settle in ...
... almost the texture of a papadum! I know that doesn't sound quite right but thats the best way to describe it! The edges got nice and crispy with the papadum texture but the rest was a beautiful moist thin pizza pastry taste.
I haven't taken too many pictures today but I have stories instead!!!
USELESS INFORMATION ALERT: After North Beach we took a quick walk to City Lights Bookstore. It is an independent book ...