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... and checked out Balboa park, just about the only tourist highlight in the joint. The most fun we had though was again joining a local football game and showing these yanks what's up with a little sawcin. Drip. We hit pacific beach the next day which is an unremarkble tourist stretch, which apart from a dope rollercoaster and the highest standard of beach frisbee I have ever seen, was largely forgettable. Time for LA. This time round I enjoyed the City of Angels a fair sight more. ...
... last cruise I lost weight and I hope to do the same this time. Dinner was superb.
After dinner we went up to the top of the ship to take in the spectacular night view. We had the Bay Bridge to the east, Golden Gate to the west, San Francisco to the south and the northern Bay region to the north. The view took our breath away! It was a great way to end the day.
Tomorrow we have a city tour scheduled. Stay tuned!
... however find a site that said if you line up early enough, you may get lucky. So at 6.30am we made our way to the back of an already long line down at the ticket booth on Pier 33. Luckily for us we were the 3rd last to be handed a place holder - YES we were in!! After another 2 hours of waiting we held our much celebrated Alcatraz tickets in hand and said good bye to the friends we had made in the line and off we headed in search of coffee. We returned for our scheduled ferry ...
... fruit and confectionary and headed back for breakfast.
Next stop - Monterey and Cannery Row. We wandered the shops along the waterfront and then headed for the aquarium. The girls were very keen to see it as I'd told them about how impressed I was when I had visited as a teenager. But that was before the fabulous aquarium was built in Melbourne, and I wondered if they would be disappointed.
They weren't and we had a fabulous visit getting ...
... was driving right through us. Add a couple of bikes into the equation over a bridge exposed to the Ocean and it gets quite interesting! We passed through the museum first and were shooed away from someone's Wedding/ wedding pictures (don't have it in a public place then!) and then made the journey across to the bridge, which involved some quite steep ascents. If I am honest it was nice, the image in my head from television and from ...