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... to amazing views of the bay. With Alcatraz seemingly living up to its nickname of 'The Rock' from afar and the bridges of San Fran perfectly framing the city it was a truly breathtaking view, copiously captured by Abbie and her camera. If this was not enough, there were sunbathing Californian Sea Lions on a number of surrounding docks, happy to show off for all watching. As we prepared to return to our bargain tour of the bay, we noticed a small 'boat' ...
... it's possible , like Chicago Midway to get downtown on a train, something that is coming to Toronto circa 2015 or so the posters say. Excitement about this trip kept us both awake well into the night last night, Annette thinking of all the logistics she needs to invent and then help out with and me mentally composing the perfect wedding speech. Why is it that people who love each other say nice things at weddings and funerals and not all the time? Last year ...
If you are receiving this then you have the dubious distinction of being among those who I have chosen to share my travels over the course of the next 3.5 weeks. As most of you are aware I've been planning a motorcycle adventure for some time with my son Cole and my close friend Claudio Salusso. The basic idea is to ride from San Francisco to the ...
Wednesday 11 June 2014
Weather – cool, windy & sunshine – heavy fog till late afternoon
Meet for a Bike and Roll ride over the Golden Gate Bridge and to Sausalito – Chris (tour guide) led about 20 of us,starting at Aquatic Park (Fishermans Wharf).
We had our 1st steep climb up to Fort Mason then down past Marina Greens Water Front, stopping a ...
... to Pier 39 for lunch - Chowder (Creamy seafood soup) in a sourdough bread bowl and fisherman's basket. As we chowed down our food we soaked up the sun which eluded us on the Island. Checked out the seal colony at the end of Pier 39.
We spent the rest of the afternoon walking along the piers with only a quick look at the shops at Fisherman's Wharf.
Other places to stay in San Francisco
South Beach, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $250
- Hotel somewhat over-rated
- Royal Treatment
- Elegant but Very Noisy
Union Square, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $233
- Este hotel es fantástico! Lo recomiendo!
- Great location
- Nice, newly Remodeled but not Great
Civic Center, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $254
- 4-Star stay in Union Square
- A Few Tips
- Very decent
SoMa, San Francisco | 5 star hotelfrom $247
- 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 $226
- Stay here
- Great Hotel, Great Views, Great Location
- Great rates, great location!
South Beach, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $272
- Great location, great hotel
- Loved the W!
- Less than stellar
Fisherman's Wharf - North Beach, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $230
- Close to the Wharf, but don't drive
- Drab Drab Drab
- Great Location!
Downtown, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $226
- Enjoyed the Sir Francis Drake
- Worn but Charming
- Good value, good location
Northeast San Francisco, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $252
- One of the best
- Classy, comfortable, and understated
- First Class
Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $215
- Unfriendly Terrible Service
- Don't be put off!
- Much better accommodation available.
SoMa, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $191
- Oasis in the city of old
- Impressed with it all
- Great for the price
Nob Hill Russian Hill, San Francisco | 5 star hotelfrom $243
- Charmed by Clift Hotel
- Awful stay @ Clift Hotel
- Only for one nite stands
Downtown, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $228
- Very enjoyable experience
- Lovely place
- Absolutely Fabulous! Worth every cent!
Fisherman's Wharf - North Beach, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $206
- Wow Fantastic!
- Staff incompetence
- Holiday Inn Golden Gateway to HELL
Union Square, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $167
- Great Value!!
- Lousy hotel and Unfriendly staff
- It was ok...I guess
Downtown San Francisco, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $223
- Executive rooms
- Hilton fine, but pricy
Civic Center, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $312
- They're putting the 'fair' back in Fairmont
- The Fairmont is exceptional
- Completely overrated
Nob Hill Russian Hill, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $223
- Nice Hotel, BAD LOCATION
- Ideal Big Chain Hotel
- Great place to stay
Downtown, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $225
- Convenient, friendly-staffed but small
- Great Value for money
Financial District, San Francisco | 5 star hotelfrom $261
- You don't need a car here!
- Spinning Around
- We Moved On........
Fisherman's Wharf - North Beach, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $265
- Good location, nice room, helpful staff.
- OK hotel, tacky area
- Good hotel
Nob Hill Russian Hill, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $206
- Great deal, lots of fun
- Great location for everything!
- Can Handle the Handlery
Union Square, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $153
- 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 $180
- Worked fine for us!
- Smaller & louder than a College Frat House!
Downtown, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $227
- Nice stay overall
- Very classy hotel with great staff
- Perfect Location
Downtown, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $263
- OK, but some problems
- Average hotel with great location!
- Nice rooms / good value