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Travel Blogs from Alameda
... increasing prices and borrowing water from other counties, banning the use of water for gardens and plants is still something they're considering? I guess in this kind of climate it's a bit different? Don't water your plants for two or three days and everything dies? It was the flow of water that was still on my mind though, and like a ton of bricks I remembered the countless homeless people I'd walked past when I arrived here. The new homeless shelter that had ...
... I had intended to have my lunch/supper combined around 3pm but walking along the main road spotted a hairdressers. The Chinese manager / hairdresser was happy to fit me in and assured me that she could match my hair colour. So a delightful encounter with a local in the adjacent delicatessen, a look at the proprietor's daughters wedding photos and lunch in the shady patio filled with flowers filled the time to my appointment. Hoping I wasn't going to end up with red hair ...
Tonight was the last official event of the Convention. This morning we came over to Marriott early for the "Painted Ladies Breakfast". Dressed in our victorian dresses and forgot to have our picture taken. Figures......
Came back to condo and did some packing and I did a load of laundry. Then we got dressed and headed back to Marriott dressed for the "Chocolate Ball" We competed and ...
San Francisco I was very excited about the trip to San Francisco! I had planned to work here for a summer during university but instead ended up working at a summer camp in Massachusetts instead so it was good to finally get here! On our first morning we went on a walking tour of the city. It was good to find out a little more about the city and to get on bearings on where everything was. An afternoon of just walking about the city with a ...
... moly, it was freezing down there. The wind was howling and I only had a very light jacket.
I had to find me a shop that sold windcheaters really quickly. Luckily I found one and got a fleecy jacket that I am now practically living in. I walked around the wharf for a little while, had a look in the shops and saw a great view. Managed to get the bus back to accommodation without getting lost.
Other places to stay in Alameda
1700 Harbor Bay Parkway, Alameda | 2 star hotelfrom $120
1151 Pacific Marina, Alameda | 2 star hotelfrom $91
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