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Travel Blogs from San Francisco
... Great hospitality of Erik & his family, * Granzella's, and all the pro-gun signs for sale in the shop! * Crazy 6 lanes of high speed traffic into San Francisco. * Receptionist thinking it was just fine for us to all sleep together though she did admit she wouldn't sleep with us either !! What does that say about us, or her? Weather was hot, about 35C and fine. Cool in San Francisco with the cool afternoon sea breeze. Cheers, ...
... Field, a former US Army airfield built on filled in salt marshes is now part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. There were many people having picnics on the lawns and probably stay on for the fireworks later on in the day. Some even had tents up; not surprising given cold fog that kept pouring in from the sea which almost obscured the bridge. Many had American flags and were dressed in stars and ...
... a game of baseball at the ball park we visited earlier (SF giants vs Cincinnati Reds).
Since we saw all of these places mostly by walking long distances, we also took in many of San Fran's neighbourhoods an other nics and nacs along the way.
To sum up our San Fran experience
- gorgeous city
- friendly people, felt safe ALMOST everywhere (we did accidentally stumble into some dodgy areas a couple of times)
- great culture
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Also, the hubs and I are in very early planning stages to take a "adults only," trip early next year. We've been busy accumulating miles and points and still trying to decide where we should go. Maybe we should spin a globe and just point. Hmm??
But I'll keep you updated soon. Right now, I'm totally missing HI and the Caribbean, but can't wait for the cruise!
... Francisco too, and managed to get over to Alcatraz, which I found unnerving. I spent most of the time wandering around with a feeling of dread in my tummy, which I like to think was because I am a super sensitive soul and I was picking up on the vibes of misery emanating from the very walls, but was actually because it was generally quite a creepy place, being a high-security prison and all. We also went and had a look at the sea lions on Wharf 39, and we timed it ...