Oakwood at Soma Residences
Travel Blogs from San Francisco
... out at each intersection, and if no one is coming you can roll through. The lights on the other hand were a little more interesting. Since there were cars in front of us, we would have to stop on the steep hill and hold the bike with the front brake. Of course when the light changed, it was the clutch thing on a steep hill. Fortunately the Goldwing has great brakes, and lots of power to climb the hills.
Of course, what ...
... a little bit of wine country and some very pretty rolling hills.
After a quick photo stop we got onto the coast road.
Our first stop for the day was a place called Piedras Blancas where there was a lookout over the beach and rocks and water where there were a whole bunch of elephant seals just chilling on the beach!
Some of the males were showing off and fighting each other in the water trying to impress the ladies, but most of them were just soaking up ...
... to get my credentials and to pick up a pass for Dan to attend the exhibits. I attended a couple of sessions, we walked around the exhibits, then went sightseeing for part of the afternoon. We took the cable car to Fisherman's Wharf, walked around for a while, and stopped for something to eat. Since I wasn't able to get Alcatraz tickets we took a boat tour that went out to the Golden Gate Bridge and around the island. We walked down to the ...
The day began late-ish (again). We checked out of out Motel and headed to the iHop for the second day in a row of pancake breakfast. The closest was in a town called Salina - and we drove past farmland to get there. While we waited for a table Mitch and I walked to the local shopping centre and found a Walmart to buy some fruit- something we haven't had much of in recent days. Mitch was astounded by the size of the store and the breath of ...
... was driving right through us. Add a couple of bikes into the equation over a bridge exposed to the Ocean and it gets quite interesting! We passed through the museum first and were shooed away from someone's Wedding/ wedding pictures (don't have it in a public place then!) and then made the journey across to the bridge, which involved some quite steep ascents. If I am honest it was nice, the image in my head from television and from ...
Other places to stay in San Francisco
2 New Montgomery Street, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $231
- 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
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
Downtown, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $225
- Convenient, friendly-staffed but small
- Great Value for money
Nob Hill Russian Hill, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $223
- Nice Hotel, BAD LOCATION
- Ideal Big Chain Hotel
- Great place to stay
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