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... Besides, it was SOOO YUM! Looking out over the Bay entrance towards Alcatraz Island and watching the colourful array of people walking/jogging/strolling by, I enjoyed most of the Sundae. I couldn't finish it...Bugger! But I did have the three squares of Ghirardelli chocolate that came with it...priorities!
With more calories under my belt to fuel a small city I began the 5.5 km walk back to the hotel. I decided to visit Lombard Street - famous for it's ...
... the weather started getting bad and we were surrounded by dark and grey clouds. It was worth the effort though ... really nice day out.
On Monday I went to see Alcatraz and I can tell you, it's a very depressing place. Once I was back in the city I had a city tour, saw the different suburbs and the people who are part of this colourful city.
On Tuesday I went to have breakfast at Mama's - apparently they serve the best breakfast in town ...
... lobby which made our backpacks look slightly out of place. Paul & Jean had really spoilt us and we are thankful to them. There is a lot to see and do in San Fran in three days, but Paul & Jean have a lot of energy and made sure we did it all. Breakfast was a big deal every day as we hunted around for the best diners around Union Square. The portions were enormous and enough to fill you up until dinner, especially the artery clogging stacks ...
... I've ever stayed in I was in luxury, I had my own private toilet that didn't still have fresh poo in it. Sometimes I'd just sit there on the toilet, not even doing anything, just sit, smile at myself in the mirror, feeling like a king! I had one bath and 2 showers. McDonald's for lunch and a taco bell for tea. Fast food seems to be the only thing readily available in the states. It's even getting too much for me! Honest! We drive past the likes of lake Tahoe, and ...
... simply trying to get through the city with a drive across the Golden Gate Bridge. This was a real highlight and after parking the other side of the bridge a quick walk was deemed the best case of action. As most people know San Fran is very very very windy. This, coupled with being on a sixty seven metre high bridge, meant that Josh could only make it out halfway across the bridge. After taking in the views of the city it was time to see what Golden Gate Park had ...
Other places to stay in San Francisco
South Beach, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $250
- Hotel somewhat over-rated
- Royal Treatment
- Elegant but Very Noisy
Union Square, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $233
- Este hotel es fantástico! Lo recomiendo!
- Great location
- Nice, newly Remodeled but not Great
Civic Center, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $254
- 4-Star stay in Union Square
- A Few Tips
- Very decent
SoMa, San Francisco | 5 star hotelfrom $247
- Great New Hotel by the Convention Center, but Staff Needs Some Help
- Excellent hotel--but watch out for the upcharges!
- Stay here!
Civic Center, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $226
South Beach, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $272
- Great location, great hotel
- Loved the W!
- Less than stellar
Fisherman's Wharf - North Beach, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $230
- Close to the Wharf, but don't drive
- Drab Drab Drab
- Great Location!
Downtown, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $226
- Enjoyed the Sir Francis Drake
- Worn but Charming
- Good value, good location
Northeast San Francisco, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $252
- One of the best
- Classy, comfortable, and understated
- First Class
Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $215
- Unfriendly Terrible Service
- Don't be put off!
- Much better accommodation available.
SoMa, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $191
- Oasis in the city of old
- Impressed with it all
- Great for the price
Nob Hill Russian Hill, San Francisco | 5 star hotelfrom $243
- Charmed by Clift Hotel
- Awful stay @ Clift Hotel
- Only for one nite stands
Downtown, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $228
- Very enjoyable experience
- Lovely place
- Absolutely Fabulous! Worth every cent!
Fisherman's Wharf - North Beach, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $206
- Wow Fantastic!
- Staff incompetence
- Holiday Inn Golden Gateway to HELL
Union Square, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $167
- Great Value!!
- Lousy hotel and Unfriendly staff
- It was ok...I guess
Downtown San Francisco, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $223
- Executive rooms
- Hilton fine, but pricy
Civic Center, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $312
- They're putting the 'fair' back in Fairmont
- The Fairmont is exceptional
- Completely overrated
Downtown, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $225
- Convenient, friendly-staffed but small
- Great Value for money
Nob Hill Russian Hill, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $223
- Nice Hotel, BAD LOCATION
- Ideal Big Chain Hotel
- Great place to stay
Financial District, San Francisco | 5 star hotelfrom $261
- You don't need a car here!
- Spinning Around
- We Moved On........
Fisherman's Wharf - North Beach, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $265
- Good location, nice room, helpful staff.
- OK hotel, tacky area
- Good hotel
Nob Hill Russian Hill, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $206
- Great deal, lots of fun
- Great location for everything!
- Can Handle the Handlery
Union Square, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $153
- Perfect if you are under 5 feet tall?
- A Good Deal and A Great Location
- Got more than I paid for
Financial District, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $180
- Worked fine for us!
- Smaller & louder than a College Frat House!
Downtown, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $227
- Nice stay overall
- Very classy hotel with great staff
- Perfect Location
Downtown, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $263
- OK, but some problems
- Average hotel with great location!
- Nice rooms / good value