Holiday Inn San Mateo-San Francisco SFO
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... from the Police was "if you visit Mission District, they guarantee you to be robbed".
I can happily say, we visited and no, we didn't get robbed. I will say, it was daunting, and i definitely didn't feel too comfortable. Yes , its everything i heard, yes, its a widely run Hispanic area, yes homeless everywhere, am i glad i went, YES
Once we arrived we looked for the street art but struggled. Finally after 1 long hour of walking past many, many homeless, and ...
Friday morning we left Joan's house with sadness. It had been such a pleasant sojourn of almost a week, quietly mooching round as our wonderful American vacation has almost finished.
We only had a short run up to San Mateo which is fairly near SF airport, to our hotel for the next 4 days. Weekends are so annoying trying to get from San Mateo into down town as we had to take a train which only ran hrly, then a trolley bus ...
... of Haight St, and Ashbury St. Iconic or what! Nearly all the shops were smoke shops, full of pipes and bongs, grinders and papers. And a whole lot of other exotic looking paraphernalia that I wouldn't have a clue what much of it was for. Most of the hippy odd bods were standing around outside, stoned. I'm not being judgemental, but what brings people to this level is a mystery to me, thankfully. It's very sad to waste life this ...
... corned beef hash as I have ever known in in the UK - although perhaps it is I who is misguided - it is diced, fried ham, with diced, fried potatoes and onions. However, different does not mean bad, and this was a taste sensation!
After breakfast, we decided to undertake another San Francisco tourist tradition and headed for the trolley turnaround station at the bottom of Powell street. Here, the trollies that trundle up and down the streets, hauled up and down ...
... on foot was taking pictures of those driving down. It's interesting to know that we may be featured in a random person's Instagram photo or YouTube video! From here, we drove up and down the steeps and observed the breathtaking view from the top of the roads. My dad's driving skills were definitely tested as he struggled to maneuver up against gravity. Some of the roads were so steep, in fact, that the sidewalks were steps instead of ...