Touchstone Hotel - City Center
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Sunday morning is race day.
I got up around 5:45 and eventually grabbed a taxi straight to Crissy Field. You know those scenes where cars jump over the hills in San Francisco? We almost did that. These guys know how to hit the gas going down hill. He was trying to catch all the green lights. Jesus, I was holding onto the back seat waiting …
I didn't concern with waking up too early on Saturday because i knew the bus across to Marin County didn't operate until at least 9:30. But I got up around 7ish anyway, which gave me a chance to check out Pinecrest Diner. It seemed to get pretty good breakfast reviews, along with a place near Fisherman's Wharf but the lines were worse. I was able …
Left Baton Rouge at 5:30am. Hour flight to Atlanta. 90 minute layover basically waiting to board a 767 since they seem to need a good 45 minutes to properly load that plane. Then a four and a half flight across country to Los Angeles. Short layover and then another short hour flight to San Francisco (SFO). I actually got upgraded on the flight …
Arrived with no problems and managed to stay up til 7pm (3am)! I slept til 9 then had a big American brekkie.
Today's been fun til the rain started - I've walked all over and caught several of the old streetcars. The cable car was the best though, from Fishermen's Wharf down to Market street; some very STEEP hills, just like in the movies …
As soon as we arrived in San Francisco we knew it would be completely different to LA. The people and the atmosphere in the city was much nicer. We checked into our hotel, The Touchstone which was in Union Square and then got some lunch in the diner next to our hotel. This was our first experience of American portions!! We ordered a chicken salad …
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility