Smiley's Schooner Saloon and Hotel
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... it back to our hotel by about 9:30. The last thing the kids did tonight was ride the carousel. I was interested to see a young couple get on and ride whilst their wedding photographer took pictures. They had just gotten married. So they will have a little Tilda and a little Darcy in their wedding album. Last day here tomorrow and we think we're going to go around on one of those hop on and off buses and see some things we haven't gotten around to ...
... are in Portland at the moment (where I am waiting for my flight to) and we might meet up for lunch tomorrow before they head back up to Canada. I’m hoping they might be around some of the areas I’ll
travel through whilst I’m up there too. It’s always nice to see a familiar face.
Lily and Sheila arrived back at the hostel and me and Lily stayed up chatting in the lounge bit late into the night. It was a ...
... Then to the Golden
gate bridge, which was also really really windy. So many windsurfers flying
around in the choppy ocean, I wished at that moment that I could windsurf! As I
learnt on the wakeboard, God hasn’t gifted me in the surfing department. We saw
Alcatraz as well, on a rock just out from the port. Apparently trying to escape
from there was impossible; hard enough getting out from your cell, let alone
the long swim back across currents and tides that ...
... concrete and dingy lighting, it was easy to see how many of the inmates were driven to desperate measures. The isolation cells in particular were incredibly sobering, with prisoners deprived of light, sound and company for weeks on end.
On exiting, and re boarding the ferry, we were hoping for a glimpse of the Golden Gate Bridge, and we were lucky enough to catch sight of it, emerging through the fog. However, it wasn't the grand sweeping landscape we had hoped to see, and ...
... the bottle shop up the street, and bought some wine and we had a snack of cucumber, cheese , tomatoes, and cracker biscuits - and he also had some chicken tenderloins I'd bought home from our lunch at Applebees. So all good. Chris rang, and Aya was offering to pick us up from the train tomorrow if we'd like to come down, and spend time with her and the girls at a park; but I declined, because we'd have to be in the car with them, and I'm too worried about giving Alyssa a ...