Residence Inn San Francisco Airport/San Mateo
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... restaurants. It was OK and a 'tick in the box' visit but not really my 'cup of tea'! Although I did manage to find the 'Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.' restaurant - as mentioned in Forrest Gump movie! The interesting thing about Pier 39 is the herd of California Fur Seals that have taken residence on the pontoons in the mariner area! There's a lovely little lighthouse adjacent the man-made mariner, which looks out towards Alcatraz Island. The seals are a noisy bunch, as if ...
... Alcatraz. At the end of the ride, which mind you, entailed us sharing the freeway with the cars, and no helmet, We had to get a ferry back to Fisherman's Wharf, where we met other travelers, some locals that ask us questions, and lots of French tourists.
On arrival back to Fisherman's wharf, we checked out Pier 39 to see the many Candy Shops, Magic Shops, food places and left-handed stores. I know right, a whole shop dedicated ...
... are all very cute but there is nothing much else to do here after that.
We ventured to Muir woods - home of the redwoods. Again our guide was very good and the journey wasn't long at all. At Muir woods they give you a guide of a couple of routes you can do and the length of each of the routes. The woods were beautiful and the routes were very easy to do - even for ...
... barracks then headed up the hill, taking the same route that inmates arriving on the island would have taken up to the cell block. Alcatraz was home to notorious criminals Al "Scarface" Capone, "Doc" Barker, Alvin "Creepy" Karpis, George "Machine Gun" Kelly and Robert Stroud "The Birdman of Alcatraz". Barney "I fancy a nice cup of tea" Walker was about to join them. We entered through the processing hall where the prisoners were "welcomed" to ...
... so very peaceful. Fed us breakfast before we landed.
All our luggage arrived and cleared customs, changed some money, and got some data time at MTN before Rob picked us up and got us to Shoestrings. We were pretty tired and had no food so we decided to walk over to the Protea Hotel just around the corner. Had a very nice dinner and back to Shoestrings and off to bed. Rob and Tabitha are almost like ...