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... and people we passed, especially a group of tourists on bikes struggling up the hilly roads. We passed Lombard Street and saw the Ghirardelli sign. It was a great experience altogether!
We came back to the room and I took an unintentional nap, which wasn't a horrible thing. I woke up and we had dinner. Mom and Memere got In and Out Burger. I was planning on trying it as well, until I found out that all they had was hamburgers, so I got a sandwich from subway, but ...
... It was a bit choppy and I wasn't sure my soup was going to stay down but fortunately it did. The cruise took us under the Golden Gate Bridge which Phillip really enjoyed. We then around Alcatraz and finally back to the pier. Even though it was a bit rough it was a great cruise.
We then caught a taxi to the Cable Car Museum. Firstly we had a lovely cappuccino and latte. This is ...
... another form of transport. Another very different tour and tasting as we were able to wander through the winery learning it’s history from boards at each level where they would also provide a tasting or two. Really great views over Napa from their terrace, made better by it being a little cloudy, and the wine wasn’t too shabby either. They were celebrating their 50th birthday so of course I just had to buy a bottle which didn’t take long to finish later ...
... and jeans. We are doing so much walking though that we just had to. Don't judge. They're like walking on air. Anyway, just to recap - the men spent more on shoes than mum and I - together! By this stage it was about 1:30 pm and after no breakfast (again - haven't exactly found a U.S. breakfast that is healthy and/or enjoyable), we were hungry. Dad thinks he was becoming delirious, and that's why he enjoyed the shoe shopping. We went to the wharf for some ...
Distance travelled 6916.9km Elevation LAX 305 feet (93m) Elevation Quito 9350 feet (2,800m) so much higher... Transport 2 flights. The first from LAX to Atlanta delta airlines. Travel distance 3129km. Around 4 hours. The flight made me think of Jet star because the plane was full and they kept requesting people to check bags in due to no room on the plane overhead lockers. Obviously nobody wanted to because none of them had paid for baggage. Delayed us by around 15mins ...
Other places to stay in San Francisco
2 New Montgomery Street, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $231
- 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
181 Third Street, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $84
- 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
White Oaks, San Francisco | 5 star hotelfrom $56
- 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
Puerta del Sol/Plaza Espana, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $86
- They're putting the 'fair' back in Fairmont
- The Fairmont is exceptional
- Completely overrated
222 Mason Street, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $78
- 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
480 Sutter Street, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $92
- OK, but some problems
- Average hotel with great location!
- Nice rooms / good value