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Travel Blogs from Alameda
... a case of dropping our bags down and heading straight out. The first thing on the agenda was of course the famous landmark of the Golden Gate Bridge. Something I saw in every episode of Charmed. Everyone knows I was, and still am, a Charmed fanatic and to be in San Francisco was a dream come true. I was so excited and happy. I will definitely be watching re runs of Charmed once we return home. It was a mission to find the bridge though but it surely paid off. After following ...
... bus would seem to be a good starting point. I've added two very short videos of Queen Elizabeth manoeuvring out of port tonight and I've also added the final three videos from the voyage in Friday's entry (6th). (19 seconds time lapse, one minute of choppy seas and just over three minutes of Deck 3 walkabout.). That brings photography right up-to-date. The hotel wifi is very fast, or is it that I've lowered my expectations over the past ...
... again. Skeptics believe they drowned, but others believe they escaped to Mexico as they had been learning Spanish. One of the great unsolved mysteries. After returning from Alcatraz (you can escape!) we lunched at Fishermans Wharf. I had the best oysters that I've ever eaten, followed by lobster which was nice but nothing amazing. Being a seafood restaurant, Adam had a limited choice of cheese pasta or rice. He ...
- Emily playing with the Walgreens disposable cameras given to her by her preschool teachers, clicking pictures, and then immediately asking ‘Dada, where does the picture come out?’
- 10 hour flight with two kids age 2 and 5…..well, I wouldn’t exactly call it a highlight, but it certainly wasn’t a death sentence either
... the big hill, which was so much better going the other way, till we got to the start of the bridge. I didn't know what time the bike shop closed and it was getting quite cool and I just wanted to get to the other side. There wasn't quite as many people at this time of day, which was a good thing. Off I went with Russ close behind ringing his bell to get people out of our way (remember my bike didn't have ...
Other places to stay in Alameda
1700 Harbor Bay Parkway, Alameda | 2 star hotelfrom $120
1151 Pacific Marina, Alameda | 2 star hotelfrom $78
1628 Webster St., Alameda | 2 star hotelfrom $152
1925 Webster Street, Alameda | 1 star hotelfrom $91
400 Park Street, Alameda | 2 star hotelfrom $77
2428 Central Ave., Alameda | Hotelfrom $44
1350 Marina Village Parkway, Alameda | 2 star hotelfrom $131
1260 S. Loop Rd, Alameda | 2 star hotelfrom $113