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... conservation of sea birds and we talked a lot about the work she is doing and how she is originally from Chichester. You would have enjoyed talking to her Becca T!
So that brings me back in a circle to checking out, driving to the airport to drop off the car (seeing somewhere called Cow Palace on the way. HA! Cow Palace indeed) and finding myself, like a pack mule, in a Starbucks in central San Francisco. Now I just need to find my next ...
... County, CO and our newly leased condo in Silverthorne. This will be our home base for the next 4 months as we follow the snow around CO, UT, and Lake Tahoe. Visitors are welcome and encouraged.
May 1: You know as much as we do. At this point, our winter lease will be up and the snow will be gone. This will be the scary but very exciting time when we decide where we want to be and what we want to do. Anyone taking bets?
Til next time....
Woke up in a soft comfy bed (at 6am mind!) with power and a tele and a shower... Heaven! Got up and had a hot shower to start the day and took a walk down to the front of Fisherman's Wharf which was lovely and peaceful at that time in the morning but it smelt like raw fish and seaweed.. Yuk! Went to Johnny Rockets for 50's music and the most lush breakfast an 'America loves cheese scrambler' with 2 types of cheese, bacon, onions and ...
... in sick ( bus drivers). Waited for ages but no show... Maybe next time... Went to the Golden Gate Park, and spent a lovely afternoon there. Saw the Conservatory of flowers. Lots of lovely orchids and "pitcher" plants. (Carnivorous plants). Lots of other things to do there as well. Shame our time in San Francisco is over, heading off to Seattle ...
... to live for a few hundred years before they get properly big I'm not sure I’ll get the full benefit. Maybe me grandkids will thank me. Or curse my name for bestowing however many stupid giant trees on them. I guess only time will tell.
After leaving Mariposa Grove and the plague squirrels behind we started on our long journey to San Francisco, to see Ian’s sister Juanita and her family. Again the scenery changed, from the gorgeous pine ...
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
- Stay here
- Great Hotel, Great Views, Great Location
- Great rates, great location!
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
Nob Hill Russian Hill, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $223
- Nice Hotel, BAD LOCATION
- Ideal Big Chain Hotel
- Great place to stay
Downtown, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $225
- Convenient, friendly-staffed but small
- Great Value for money
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