Stanford Park Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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Travel Blogs from Menlo Park
... with the most amount of homeless people I’ve ever seen in my life. I saw more homeless people in this city this morning that I have ever seen throughout Central or South America.
We get to China Town and it’s pretty average, so we decide to head back into town, however as we make a turn down a street we realise we were in the wrong section and that China Town wasn’t in fact average at all. We had entered on the wrong street (whoops!), so we walked down the ...
... the typical San Fran day; eating clam chowder at a classic American diner looking over the bay, looking at the sea-lion colony (well we smelt and heard them before we saw them) at Pier 39 and wandering around Ghirardelli chocolates for free samples. In the evening we met old friends Tracey, Pete & Alexis for a wander around our neighbourhood (they live 5 blocks away), then dinner at a local burger ...
... stop so I could make the five minutes walk to the hotel. Eventually, it abated for long enough to make the move. By the time I reached the Radisson there were ugly scenes of highly upset guests. The Radisson (and many other hotels) were full of guests making the most of their hotel rooms until the last minute so they didn't have to hang around for too long before boarding the Queen Elizabeth. Meanwhile, those of us disembarking ...
... again. Skeptics believe they drowned, but others believe they escaped to Mexico as they had been learning Spanish. One of the great unsolved mysteries. After returning from Alcatraz (you can escape!) we lunched at Fishermans Wharf. I had the best oysters that I've ever eaten, followed by lobster which was nice but nothing amazing. Being a seafood restaurant, Adam had a limited choice of cheese pasta or rice. He ...
... they were never activated.
The whole tour was really interesting.
After the audio tour we had more of a look around the whole property and then made our way to the souvenir store. We tossed up over which of the books to purchase and then realised one of the authors was there at the store. Robert Luke ( an ex inmate) was ready to meet ...